A Moroccan boxer has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to rape two chambermaids in the Olympic Village in Brazil.
Hassan Saada was detained by police this morning over claims he attempted to sexually assault the two women in the athletes’ accommodation at Barra de Tijuca.
The 22-year-old athlete will miss out of competing in the games following allegations that he sexually assaulting two Brazilian domestic maids at the Olympic Village.
She said the penalty, if convicted, is between six and 10 years.
He will be transferred later today to a remand prison in the Polinter district of Rio de Janeiro where he will [be] formally questioned about the allegations.