Sakho in the clear as Police drop charges

  • by Staff Writer
  • Tuesday, 3rd November 2015

Diafra Sakho will not face police charges for assault, according to a statement released by his PR company.

West Ham's Senegal international, who missed the 2-0 defeat at Watford last weekend with a thigh injury was arrested twice within the space of three weeks back in August of this year in relation to alleged threatening behaviour towards an unnamed individual.

However it was announced this evening that the 25-year-old striker will not face any further Police action.

"Following allegations of assault and malicious communications made against West Ham and Senegal footballer Diafra Sakho in August, the police have confirmed there will be no action taken," read a statement issued by the Sports PR Company.

"At the time, Mr Sakho vigorously denied the allegations and this matter has now been brought to an end following a police investigation."

Sakho was initially arrested on Thursday, 6 August and bailed to appear in court in late September. On Sunday, 23 August he was arrested for a second time "on suspicion of threats to kill and witness intimidation".

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