Quincy Promes: Former Ajax Star to Be Prosecuted for Smuggling Over 1300kg of Narcotics Worth €75M

Quincy Promes: Former Ajax Star to Be Prosecuted for Smuggling Over 1300kg of Narcotics Worth €75M

Godwin Nii Armah Tagoe
May 30, 2023 at 5:51 PM
  • Quincy Promes is facing trial after he was allegedly involved in the smuggling of narcotics
  • The 31-year-old is also accused of attempted murder
  • He currently plays for Russian side Spartak Moscow

Former Netherlands and Ajax Amsterdam forward Quincy Promes is set to face legal proceedings for his alleged involvement in the smuggling of narcotics.

Promes is accused of trafficking 75 million euros worth of the banned substance in two batches, which were intercepted in Antwerp in 2020.

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Quincy Promes is facing prosecution for importing more than 1300 kilos of banned substances. Photo credit: @OnsOranje @instablog9ja @ChampionsLeague
Source: Twitter

According to NOS, the 31-year-old's pre-trial hearing is scheduled for next Monday, June 6. The reports add that if he does not come to the Netherlands, the case "can be handled by the court without his presence, but with a lawyer authorized by him."

Additionally, Quincy Promes is also facing a charge of aggravated assault following the emergence of new evidence relating to a stabbing incident, per GOAL.

During a family event, it is alleged that Quincy Promes stabbed his cousin in the knee. Despite initially denying the accusations, Promes was reportedly captured confessing to the stabbing in a police wiretap.

He currently plies his trade in Russia with Spartak Moscow after stints with Dutch sides FC Twente and Ajax while also turning out for La Liga side Sevilla.

Promes suspected of trafficking, attempted murder

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Spartak Moscow winger Quincy Promes is the suspect of being involved in illicit substance 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 c0caine that were intercepted by Belgian police in April 2020.

Footballer, girlfriend arrested

In a related article, Sports Brief reported that a professional footballer and his girlfriend were reportedly arrested at the Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, France, at the weekend.

Jean-Manuel Nedra and his sweetheart were arrested, having been found with 100 kilos of illegal substances in suitcases.

The former Martinique international and current Aiglon du Lamentin FC player in their first division was reportedly placed in pre-trial custody on Sunday, January 1.

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