Namibian boxer Jonas Junius has been arrested in Rio in connection with an attempted sexual assault of an Olympic Village housekeeper, according to Al Jazeera.
According to international media Junius, 22, who was Namibia’s flag-bearer during the opening ceremony was arrested today. Police reportedly said that Junius allegedly tried to force himself on a housekeeper in the athletes’ village.
Junius is the second Olympic boxer to be arrested on allegations of sexual assault. Last week, Moroccan boxer Hassan Saada was arrested after an alleged sexual assault of two housekeepers in the Olympic Village.
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