Top soccer player Hakimi accused of rape, police launch investigation
Top footballer Achraf Hakimi is accused of rape. French police have launched an investigation into the Moroccan defender of Paris Saint-Germain. Police sources confirmed this to the French news agency AFP.
The accusation comes from a 24-year-old woman, who reported to police last weekend. According to the woman, contact between her and Hakimi got out of hand at the footballer’s home. She says she eventually managed to flee the house.
Hakimi is a Moroccan international and was one of the key players in Morocco’s success at the World Cup in Qatar last December, where the country reached the semifinals. The footballer appeared at the gala of soccer federation FIFA on Monday night, where he was chosen in the best team in the world.