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Jennifer Lopez investigation stalls in Morocco

An investigation into Jennifer Lopez's controversial performance in Morocco has stalled after a broadcasting watchdog ruled the concert falls outside its remit.

The singer/actress caused controversy when her raunchy show in the conservative country in May (15) aired on national TV, and Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane ordered the High Authority of Audiovisual Communication (HACA) to investigate the matter and "take legal measures against those responsible" for the broadcast.

However, the HACA probe has been halted after officials at the watchdog decided they cannot take it any further, calling the prime minister's request for an inquiry "inadmissable in form because it does not fall within the scope (of our remit to) address issues related to the audiovisual sector as a whole and not on specific cases".

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