Three males arrested over assault of PSG footballer Kheira Hamraoui

Three males have been arrested over the assault on French feminine footballer Kheira Hamraoui final November.

Prosecutors confirmed the suspects — all of their 20s — have been detained “at their houses” within the Paris area on Wednesday morning and brought into custody.

A supply near the investigation says that every one three males are suspected of direct involvement within the assault. They’re being investigated on suspicion of “legal affiliation” and “aggravated violence”.

The assault of Hamraoui despatched shockwaves throughout France and severely disrupted her 2021-22 season and profession.

The PSG midfielder was travelling residence from a workforce dinner with teammate Aminata Diallo on 4 November 2021 in Chatou within the Yvelines.

The pair have been attacked by two masked males with iron bars, with Hamraoui sustaining accidents to her legs.

Investigators initially arrested Diallo on suspicion of involvement, suggesting that there had been a rivalry between the 2 teammates, who each play in midfield.

Diallo — and a person in Lyon — have been each later launched with out cost. The 27-year-old has all the time strongly denied any involvement.

Authorities at the moment are investigating the affair between Hamraoui and former French footballer Eric Abidal, who was director of soccer at her former membership Barcelona. Abidal’s spouse has since filed for divorce.

The assault on Hamrouai additionally led to a breakdown in relations at her membership PSG. The 32-year-old has additionally filed a criticism in opposition to a social media influencer and an impartial journalist for “defamation, public insults, threats and invasion of privateness”.

Hamraoui is at present below contract with the French membership till June 2023 however has been omitted of the skilled squad for the reason that begin of the season.

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