Ricky Martin is being accused of domestic violence and incest by his nephew, Dennis Yadiel Sanchez, and the singer’s attorney is denying all allegations.
Earlier this month, Martin, 50, was hit with a restraining order during an incident in Puerto Rico, but the accuser’s name was originally withheld.
According to the Spanish news site Marca, Martin’s brother, Eric Martin, revealed the identity of the accuser as his 21-year-old nephew.
Dennis Yadiel Sanchez: Who is Ricky Martin’s nephew?
Dennis Yadiel Sanchez, 21, is the son of the Latin pop icon’s sister, Vanessa Martin.
Sanchez recently identified Martin, his uncle, as his alleged assailant.
Sanchez filed a restraining order against the singer on July 1 under Puerto Rico’s domestic violence law.
According to the order – which was reviewed by El Vocero, a Puerto Rican newspaper – Martin and Sanchez broke up two months ago after dating for seven months, The Latin Post reported.
According to the order reviewed by El Vocero, a Puerto Rican newspaper, Sanchez claimed Martin refused to accept the separation and was seen loitering near his house on at least three occasions.
Martin was also accused of ”consuming large amounts of alcohol and drugs,” according to him.
However, the singer’s attorneys have denied the allegations and are preparing their defense against Sanchez.