PSG Women's Star Diallo Released From Custody With No Charges Following Attack On Teammate
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Paris Saint-Germain women's midfielder Aminata Diallo has been released from police custody following an attack on one of the club's players last week, the French side said on Thursday.
PSG said on Wednesday that Diallo had been taken into custody by the Versailles Regional Police Service as part of the proceedings opened following the alleged assault.
L'Equipe newspaper reported that Diallo, 26, had allegedly attempted to physically injure teammate Kheira Hamraoui by having two masked men drag her out of a car and assault her on Nov. 4.
"Paris Saint-Germain notes the release of Aminata Diallo from police custody," PSG said in a statement. "The club continues to support its players to allow them to overcome this ordeal as soon as possible.
PSG midfielder Aminata Diallo has been released without charge as French prosecutors continue to investigate an attack on club teammate Kheira Hamraoui.— Eurosport UK (@Eurosport_UK) November 11, 2021
Club statementhttps://t.co/vdJKtoy507— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) November 11, 2021
"Paris Saint-Germain reiterates its confidence in the justice system to shed full light on the events.
"The club would like to thank everyone for showing restraint and respecting the presumption of innocence as well as the privacy of the team."
Diallo, capped seven times by France, joined PSG from fellow French club Guingamp in 2016.
(Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru; Editing by Michael Perry)