Dutch Footballer Suspected of Drug Trafficking, Prosecuted for Attempted Murder
- The Public Prosecution Service in Amsterdam confirmed that Quincy Promes is being prosecuted for attempted murder for stabbing his cousin.
- The forward was arrested in 2020 after stabbing his cousin in the leg and will now be charged with attempted murder
- Quincy Promes is also suspected of involvement in drug trafficking and participation in a criminal organization
Spartak Moscow winger Quincy Promes is the suspect of being involved in a drug trafficking racket and being a member of a criminal organization, as per De Telegraaf.
Promes was arrested in June 2020 for stabbing his cousin at a family party and the police started to tap his phone after that.
The former Ajax winger and his family reportedly invested a huge amount to buy 400 kgs of cocaine, that was intercepted by Belgian police April 2020.
The drugs had a value of €120m, with Promes and his family being involved in the trafficking too.
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Earlier this week, the Public Prosecution Service in Amsterdam confirmed that Promes is being prosecuted for attempted manslaughter for stabbing his cousin.
There is a warrant out for Promes’ arrest in the Netherlands, but it’s difficult to have him arrested because he’s currently in Russia.
Quincy Promes emerges top transfer target for Arsenal
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that English FA Cup champions Arsenal are reportedly plotting a £25 million move for Ajax attacker Quincy Promes this summer.
The Dutch forward is on the wishlist of the North Londoners after some impressive displays for the Eredivisie side last campaign.
He recorded 16 goals and five assists in 28 appearances before coronavirus forced the league to be abandoned in March.
Mohammed Kudus Makes Cameo Appearance in Dramatic Win for Ajax
Mohammed Kudus played a bit-part role for Ajax as the Amsterdam-based club recorded a 3-2 win against Cambuur.
Goals from Ivorian striker Sebastian Haller and skipper Dusan Tadic were neutralized by strikes from Sierra Leone international Issa Kallon and Patrick Joosten.
However, Dutch midfielder Ryan Gravenberch had the last laugh as he put a dagger in the heart of the home side as Ajax claimed the maximum three points at stake.
Source: Sports Brief News