January 23, 2022

RC Lens footballer Facundo Medina prosecuted for violence against his wife

L’player’s wife accuses him of willful violence “, which he” partially recognized “, declared the Arras public prosecutor.

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Facundo Medina was briefly taken into police custody on Sunday, December 26. According to parquet floor, the Argentinian defender of RC Lens will be prosecuted for violence against his wife on Christmas Eve. The facts denounced occurred during an argument at their home in Arras (Pas-de-Calais), on the night of December 24 to 25, while they were spending New Years Eve with “several people”, declared the deputy public prosecutor of Arras, Benoît Gauthe, confirming to AFP information from The team.

The player’s wife accuses him of “voluntary violence”, that he has “partially recognized”, continued the magistrate, without further details of the facts.

The player’s custody, which began in the morning, was lifted around 1 p.m. “Follow-up will be given” to this case, and Facundo Medina “will be summoned” later, added the prosecutor. “His wife has left the home”, he clarified.

Contacted by AFP, the club was not immediately reachable.

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