Thomas Partey allegedly accused of rape in London
The name of Arsenal footballer Thomas Partey has been mentioned following vague reports that a Premier League international footballer was arrested in North London on suspicion of [email protected]
However, checks revealed Thomas Partey is not the one as he is currently in Germany with his team mates and same was confirmed via video call.
According to the Telegraph, the arrested footballer who was not named is in his late 20s and the police had taken him in for questioning for the incident that took place last month. The arrest was later confirmed by Scotland Yard who issued an official statement stating the footballer is currently in their custody.
Many Twitter users made reference to Partey as his age and profile fitted some of the descriptions by the Police. MyNewsGh.com however confirmed Partey is NOT the person arrested.
Connor Humm also quenched the lies about Thomas Partey arrested in North London over [email protected] urging public to dismiss the allegations.
For legal purposes, the name of the actual footballer arrrsted was not released at the moment, but the Telegraph reported that his club was aware of the development and the subsequent questioning.
“On 4 July, an allegation of [email protected] of a woman in her 20s was reported to police,” the Met Police said in a statement according to the report. “It was reported the alleged [email protected] happened in June 2022.”
The police also said that the well-known footballer was held “at an address in Barnet on suspicion of [email protected] and taken into custody where he remains” and the enquiry is currently “ongoing”.
Most Premier League teams are gearing up for their pre-season fixtures ahead of the new season of English football which starts on August 5. The Telegraph also said that the footballer is quite well known in the footballing world and was going to play in the upcoming World Cup in Qatar.
However, this development can cast a huge shadow on his World Cup dreams and the upcoming days will be crucial in understanding where the investigation leads in this case.