US News: Football: Quincy Promes, Dutch International, pursued for attempted murder

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more than a year after the facts, Quincy Promes is caught up by the Dutch justice . "Amsterdam's public prosecutor has decided to pursue a 29-year-old man from Amsterdam (...) for attempted murder and serious assault," announced the Prosecutor's Office of Amsterdam in a statement, without giving name. The date of the hearing has not yet been defined. According to the prosecution, "the victim, a cousin of the suspect, was seriously injured on the knee" during a fight between the two men at the end of July 2020 during a family reunion in the city of Abcoude, neighbor. Amsterdam.

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For the Dutch media, there is little doubt that the suspect is quincy promes, 29, who had been arrested in December 2020 for aggression at the white weapon.

Het om in Amsterdam Heeft Besloten Quincy Proments Te Vervolgen Voor Poging Doodslag in Voor Zware Mishandeling. https://t.co/avnulhm3rs

- of telegraaf (@telegraaf) November 18, 2021

In its statement, the parquet indicates that the suspect had been released two days after his arrest, after being interrogated on order of the Prosecutor.

At the time of his arrest, the player's advocate had refuted these accusations. "Proments formally denies the Prosecution. He was not on the scene at the time of the knife, "said Mr. Manon Aalmoes at the Dutch ANP agency, before specifying that the" cooperate (AIT) player totally in the investigation ".

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The Dutch International, born in Amsterdam, played Ajax at the time of the facts. He returned to the beginning of the year at Spartak Moscow, where he had already played four seasons, from 2014 to 2018. It was part of the Dutch selection at the euro last June but no longer worn the jersey. From selection since. Proments is liable to a sentence of two years to three and a half years in prison.

The public prosecutor has not yet officially confirmed and the date of the trial is not known. In a statement quoted by the Dutch newspaper of Telegraaf, Spartak Moscow ensures that his attacker is "fully focused on future matches", among whom a meeting of Europa League against Naples Wednesday. "His lawyers take care of the case," says the club, which specifies that they have received no official request from the competent authorities.

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