The Puerto Rico Prosecutor’s Office has dismissed the complaint that the artist’s nephew had made, arguing that it was a false complaint and lacked evidence.

Dennis Sanchez Martin, nephew of Puerto Rican artist Ricky Martin, He gave up this morning to continue with the process through which he requested a protection order against the artist for allegations of Law 54 (gender violence).

Given this, the Court of the city of San Juan filed the case against the iconic Puerto Rican artist after a court hearing that was held by videoconference, he confirmed to The new day Mr. Joaquín Monserrate Matienzo, one of Martin Morales’ lawyers. He was also represented by Harry Mansanet.

The case was shelved after the applicant decided to withdraw due to lack of evidence, according to a spokesperson for the Courts Office of Puerto Rico.

“The case is over, the petitioning party requested its voluntary dismissal,” the spokesman told BBC World.

Ricky’s nephew accused him of stalking, domestic violence and having a seven-month love affair. In Puerto Rico, incest is a severely punished crime, with up to 50 years in prison when the accused person is found guilty.