West Ham striker Diafra Sakho arrested after making threats to kill

West Ham United striker Diafra Sakho has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill and witness intimidation, according to the Daily Mirror.

The 25-year-old was taken into police custody on Sunday night before being bailed out shortly after, having already been quizzed on his involvement in an alleged assault earlier in the year.

A Metropolitan Police Spokesman said: “On Sunday 23 August, officers from Havering arrested a man on suspicion of threats to kill and witness intimidation.

“A 25-year-old man was arrested an an address in Emerson Park, Hornchurch. He was taken to an east London police station and bailed pending police enquiries to a date in early October.”

A spokesman for the player told the press: “Diafra Sakho has not been charged with any offence. He vigorously denies the allegations that have been made against him, and has given police a complete explanation of events.

“He will not be making any further comment.”

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