A former Paris Saint-Germain participant has been positioned underneath pre-trial detention for brutally assaulting a teammate
Prosecutors stated a former France and Paris Saint-Germain participant was positioned in pretrial detention on Friday on costs of maximum violence and “felony affiliation” over an assault on teammate Khaira Hamraoui final November.
Aminata Diallo, 27, was arrested Friday night on the request of the prosecutor’s workplace in Versailles, close to Paris, after police arrested and detained her.
4 different suspects, allegedly concerned within the assault, have additionally been charged in final November’s assault on Al-Hamrawi, 32.
Two of them had been charged with aggravated violence.
“He prevented her from enjoying,” a judicial supply instructed AFP. “Throughout detention, the lads suspected of taking part within the assault stated that somebody had made it clear to them that they need to stop Hamraoui from enjoying.”
El Hamraoui, who performed 39 caps for her nation, returned to Paris Saint-Germain months earlier than the assault after a profitable spell with Barcelona, the place she gained three titles and the Champions League final yr.
Investigators suspect the assault was motivated by knowledgeable rivalry as Diallo was vying with the veteran for a place to begin in midfield.
Diallo denies any connection to the assault.
Her lawyer, Murad Batikh, was not accessible for touch upon Friday night.
A supply near the investigation stated Diallo “didn’t say a lot” throughout her interrogation on Friday, including that she “didn’t admit to taking part (within the assault) earlier than shortly invoking her proper to silence.”
Of the 4 males underneath investigation, one is nineteen years previous and the others are of their early twenties, one has been launched from custody however continues to be underneath investigation.
Diallo, who was first detained within the aftermath of the assault, was arrested for the second time after the 4 males had been arrested earlier within the week.
A judicial supply instructed AFP that the 2 males implicated Diallo within the assault underneath questioning, though she denied any involvement.
Diallo was driving El Hamraoui, the Paris Saint-Germain midfielder, residence after a dinner on the membership on November 4, 2021, after they had been pressured to cease by two masked males.
Al-Hamrawi was then dragged and hit on the legs with an iron rod, leading to accidents that required a tycoon in hospital.
“It was an ambush. These folks had been ready for me behind a truck. They had been in the correct place on the proper time. How had been they nicely knowledgeable?” She instructed the French newspaper L’Equipe in June.
In accordance with media studies, El Hamraoui additionally instructed the police that they suspected Diallo is likely to be concerned as a result of uncommon route they took residence, and the sluggish tempo of their automobile when the 2 attackers obtained out to cease the automobile.
Because the assault, Hamraoui’s protection workforce stated she was the goal of harassment campaigns launched by her teammates on account of suspicions towards Diallo, which affected the workforce’s morale and PSG’s efficiency.
She has been avoided her teammates for the reason that begin of the 2022-23 season, though the skilled worldwide – who gained the Champions League twice with Lyon – insists she intends to proceed her contract with PSG till June 2023.
Paris Saint-Germain’s sporting director, Sabrina Delanoe, says El Hamraoui doesn’t seem of their plans, nonetheless, for the remainder of the season.
Diallo, who has been capped seven occasions with France, has been and not using a membership since her contract with PSG expired.
The assault has rocked the Qatar-owned rich membership and the French girls’s league extra broadly, at a time when girls’s soccer is rising in recognition.
Golf equipment throughout Europe have invested cash in girls’s golf equipment lately, with Paris Saint-Germain attracting 16,000 followers for his or her match towards Actual Madrid only one week after the November 2021 assault.