Moroccan boxer, 22, arrested after attempting to rape two chambermaids in the Olympic Village in Rio

Moroccan boxer, 22, arrested after attempting to rape two chambermaids in the Olympic Village in Rio

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.

Saada, a light heavyweight boxer, was taken to a police station close the Olympic Stadium where he was stripped of his Olympic competitor status.

Detective Caroline Solomon of Recreio Police confirmed the athlete has been stripped of his credentials.

Solomon said officers are doing forensic examinations and other athletes will be questioned as part of their investigations.

According to Solomon, the boxer, who is married, was sharing the room with other athletes.

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