NY hotel maid says she wants ‘Strauss-Kahn to go to jail’

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The New York hotel maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of trying to rape her in a Manhattan hotel suite in May, has said that she 'wants justice' and wants to see former IMF chief behind bars.

“I want justice. I want him to go to jail,” ABC News quoted Nafissatou Diallo, as saying.

“I want him to know that there is some places you cannot use your money, you cannot use your power when you do something like this,” she said.

“God is my witness I''m telling the truth. From my heart. God Knows that. And he knows that,” she added.

During the interview, she reenacted moments of the alleged assault, at one point kneeling on the floor to describe how Strauss-Kahn tried to force her to commit a sex act.

“I never want to be in public but I have no choice. Now, I have to be in public. I have to, for myself. I have to tell the truth,” Diallo said.

Strauss-Kahn may not go to jail, as Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance is considering whether to drop the charges amid ‘concerns’ he has said he has about Diallo''s credibility.

Diallo was asked about the instances that caused prosecutors to ‘reassess the strength of the case.’

She acknowledged ‘mistakes,’ but also said they should not preclude Vance's office from going forward.

Defense attorneys for Strauss-Kahn categorically deny any criminal wrongdoing occurred.

They have said what happened inside the hotel suite was consensual and, in a statement, they called Diallo's interview an ‘unseemly circus.’

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