Moroccan worldwide footballer Achraf Hakimi, who performs for French aspect Paris Saint-Germain, has been charged with rape.
On Monday, prosecutors within the Paris suburb of Nanterre opened a preliminary investigation into the accusation, and on Thursday the participant was charged by investigators, and positioned below judicial supervision by an investigating choose.
On Friday Hakimi was current at PSG coaching, and the membership says he has their assist and can play in a match subsequent weekend.
A 24-year-old girl has accused Hakimi, a defender who performed for Morocco at this 12 months’s FIFA World Cup in Qatar final 12 months, of raping her at his residence within the west of Paris.
Hakimi’s lawyer mentioned earlier this week that the accusations towards her shopper had been “false” and that Hakimi was “on the disposal of justice.”
The girl who made the accusations spoke to investigators on Wednesday, and her lawyer advised journalists: “My shopper maintains all her assertion. She made the selection to specific herself solely to justice and doesn’t want to publicise the case, particularly to preseve his safey.”
The younger girl had first gone Sunday to a police station the place she mentioned she was raped, with out submitting a grievance.
In response to a police supply, she then mentioned she met Achraf Hakimi — who scored the profitable penalty for Morocco towards Spain within the spherical of 16 of the Qatar World Cup — in January on the social community Instagram, and went to his residence in on Saturday in a chauffeur-driven automotive which the participant reportedly organised.
The identical police says that Hakimi kissed the ladies, after which touched her with out her consent, earlier than raping her. At one level she managed to push him away, and messaged a good friend to return and gather her.
Achraf Hakimi arrived at PSG in 2021, from Italian aspect Inter Milan. He’s thought-about top-of-the-line proper backs on the planet, and was a part of squad which gained FIFA’s “workforce of the 12 months 2022” award introduced Monday in Paris.