Premier League footballer facing new rape allegations
A Premier League soccer participant beforehand arrested on suspicion of rape is facing new allegations after a 3rd lady has come ahead.
The participant, who can’t be named for authorized causes, was already accused of raping two different ladies in several alleged assaults, the primary in April 2021 and the second in June 2022.
A 3rd lady has stated she was assaulted in Hertfordshire in February 2022. The participant, who went to the World Cup in November in Qatar together with his worldwide workforce, was questioned beneath warning at a police station.
He had additionally been resulting from reply police bail this month, however that was prolonged for a 3rd time till July. The participant’s membership has to this point not taken any motion, and he stays obtainable for the primary workforce.
After enquiries, the June allegation was dropped by police.
A Scotland Yard assertion learn: “On 4 July 2022, an allegation of rape of a woman in her 20s was reported to police.
“It was reported the alleged rape occurred in June 2022. On 4 July, a person was arrested at an handle on suspicion of rape and brought into custody.
“While in custody, he was further arrested on suspicion of two incidents of rape that were alleged to have been committed in April and June of 2021 against a different woman in her 20s.
“In February 2023, the person was interviewed beneath warning for a sexual offence alleged to have taken place in Barnet in February 2022. This pertains to a 3rd sufferer and was reported to police in July 2022.
“No further action will be taken in relation to the alleged offence in June 2021 because the relevant legislation had not yet come into effect at the time it is said to have occurred.
“This has been defined to the complainant who continues to be supported by officers.”