By AFP • Updated: 03/03/2023 - 13:18
PSG's Achraf Hakimi reacts aft scoring his broadside archetypal extremity during the French League One shot lucifer betwixt Paris Saint-Germain and Toulouse, successful Paris, 4 February 2023 - Copyright AP Photo
Moroccan planetary footballer Achraf Hakimi, who plays for French broadside Paris Saint-Germain, has been charged with rape.
On Monday, prosecutors successful the Paris suburb of Nanterre opened a preliminary probe into the accusation, and connected Thursday the subordinate was charged by investigators, and placed nether judicial supervision by an investigating judge.
On Friday Hakimi was contiguous astatine PSG training, and the nine says helium has their enactment and volition play successful a lucifer adjacent weekend.
A 24-year-old pistillate has accused Hakimi, a defender who played for Morocco astatine this year's FIFA World Cup successful Qatar past year, of raping her astatine his location successful the westbound of Paris.
Hakimi's lawyer said earlier this week that the accusations against her lawsuit were "false" and that Hakimi was "at the disposal of justice."
The pistillate who made the accusations spoke to investigators connected Wednesday, and her lawyer told journalists: "My lawsuit maintains each her statement. She made the prime to explicit herself exclusively to justness and does not privation to publicise the case, particularly to preseve his safey."
The young pistillate had archetypal gone Sunday to a constabulary presumption wherever she said she was raped, without filing a complaint.
According to a constabulary source, she past said she met Achraf Hakimi -- who scored the winning punishment for Morocco against Spain successful the circular of 16 of the Qatar World Cup -- successful January connected the societal web Instagram, and went to his location successful connected Saturday successful a chauffeur-driven car which the subordinate reportedly organised.
The aforesaid constabulary says that Hakimi kissed the women, and past touched her without her consent, earlier raping her. At 1 constituent she managed to propulsion him away, and messaged a person to travel and cod her.
Achraf Hakimi arrived astatine PSG successful 2021, from Italian broadside Inter Milan. He is considered 1 of the champion close backs successful the world, and was portion of squad which won FIFA's "team of the twelvemonth 2022" grant announced Monday successful Paris.