Dutch authorities seek extradition of soccer player convicted in absentia

Dutch soccer player convicted in absentia for drug trafficking is arrested in Dubai following extradition request

European soccer player Quincy Promes, who was convicted in absentia for drug smuggling last month in the Netherlands, has been arrested in Dubai at the request of Dutch prosecutors who are seeking his extradition.

Promes, who has played as forward with Ajax and Sevilla and now Spartak Moscow, was convicted in absentia to six years in prison after Dutch prosecutors successfully argued he was central to a drug trafficking operation involved in smuggling some 1,360 kilograms of cocaine from Brazil to the Netherlands in 2020 .

The 32-year-old reportedly arrived in Dubai in January with Spartak Moscow to train during Russian soccer’s winter break. Quinci Promes mantain his innocence and denies all charges.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *