French soccer Player Aminata Diallo was arrested on Wednesday in an attack on Paris Saint-Germain teammate Kheira Hamraoui who was shot in the legs by two masked men wielding iron bars, the team confirmed.
PSG published a declaration on the club’s website confirming the arrest of the midfielder as part of the investigation by the Prefecture of Police of Versailles into the attack perpetrated against Hamraoui last Thursday.
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“Paris Saint-Germain condemns in the strongest terms the violence committed”, we can read in the press release. “Since Thursday evening, the Club has taken all necessary measures to guarantee the health, well-being and safety of all its female team.”
Sources said ESPN that the two players were in Diallo’s car with two other teammates on the night of the attack when two men wearing ski masks dragged Hamraoui out of the car and started hitting her on the legs with iron bars .
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According to the report, the attack lasted two minutes before the men escaped.
“Paris Saint-Germain is working with the Versailles police to clarify the facts,” the statement read about Diallo’s arrest. “The Club is closely monitoring the progress of the procedure and will study the measures to be taken.”
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Sources said Hamraoui was taken to hospital where she suffered injuries that did not end her career.
According to the report, the players are competing for the same position for the national team and PSG.