Moroccan football player Achraf Hakimi, who plays for France’s Paris Saint-Germain team, is accused of rape.
On Monday, prosecutors in the Paris suburb of Nanterre opened a preliminary investigation into the charge, and on Thursday the actress was indicted by investigators and placed under judicial custody by an investigating judge.
On Friday, Hakimi was present at PSG practice and the club said he had his support and will play in a match next weekend.
A 24-year-old woman accused Hakimi, who played for Morocco at the FIFA World Cup held in Qatar last year, of raping her at her home west of Paris.
Hakimi’s lawyer said earlier this week that the charges against his client were “false” and that Hakimi was “at the command of justice”.
The woman who made the accusations spoke to investigators Wednesday, and her lawyer told reporters: “My client is keeping his full testimony. He has chosen to express himself only to justice and does not particularly want to make the case public to protect his safety.” “
The young woman went to the police station on Sunday and said she was raped there before she filed a complaint.
According to a police source, he later said on the social network Instagram in January that he met Achraf Hakimi, who scored the winning penalty against Spain in the 16th round of the Qatar World Cup, and went home. On Saturday, in a chauffeur driven car that the player reportedly organized.
The same policeman says that Hakimi kissed women and then touched her without her consent before raping her. At one point she managed to drive him away and texted a friend to come and get him.
Achraf Hakimi came to PSG from Italy side Inter Milan in 2021. He is considered one of the best right-backs in the world, and was part of the squad that won the “team of the year 2022” award, which FIFA announced Monday in Paris.