Benoît Kounkoud suspected of attempted rape in a nightclub

The world of sport is shaken by shocking news: Benoît Kounkoudrecently crowned European champion with the French handball team, was arrested by the Anti-Criminality Brigade (BAC) for an attempted rape in a nightclub located rue de Ponthieu, near the Champs-Élysées, in the 8th arrondissement of Paris.

According to information from Current Valuesthe athlete would have been placed in police custody to be heard on the circumstances of the incident. He allegedly pulled down his pants and tried to rape a young woman before being held down by a security guard“, a police source notably confided to our colleagues. Entrusted to the 1st Judicial Police District (1DPJ) “the case was closed immediately”, as the 26-year-old is a celebrity.

There is no doubt that this affair casts a shadow over the reputation of Benoît Kounkoud, who was until then respected for his talent on the field.

Also see: Carla Bruni: the rape case that shakes her family!

Emmanuel Macron received the handball team at the Élysée

As a reminder, French handball players won their fourth title of European champions by beating Denmark (33-31) during an intense prolonged final, which took place in Cologne, Germany, this Sunday January 28 2024. This victory comes ten years after their last continental coronation. The next day, they were welcomed at the Élysée by the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron, to be congratulated.

“Heading towards the 2024 Olympics, the whole world will want to come to Paris to want to beat you and win a new title,” the head of state said during this meeting. And to continue: “I have immense confidence because you hate losing and the Blues have already won the Olympic double in 2008 and 2012, the coach (Guillaume Gille) was there, Nikola (Karabatic) too”.


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