MUG - Tarek Mentouri - 5/13/21

Tarek Mentouri has been charged with eight counts of sexual battery, five counts of assault (offensive contact), two counts of harassment, rape and kidnapping by Metro Police.

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - The former Nashville massage therapist, Tarek Mentouri, appeared in court on Wednesday and claims he is not guilty. 

Mentouri is facing 17 counts of rape, sexual assault, and other crimes. In regards to the charges against him, Mentouri claimed in court today that he is innocent of them all. 

News4 Investigates has followed a series of charges against Mentouri including 18 women who have accused him of sexually touching himself or others during massages or job interviews.

Mentouri remains in jail on a $500,000 bond and will continue to appear in court.

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