Castres columnist Wilfrid Hounkpatin, 32, was taken into police custody this Wednesday and subsequently placed under judicial custody for acts of domestic violence against his partner at his home this Monday. He will be tried in April.
Wilfrid Hounkpatin, the pillar of the Castres Olympics, was placed in judicial custody this Wednesday until his appearance in the Castres criminal court on April 3 for acts of domestic violence committed in his home on Monday, January 8.
The 32-year-old man was arrested and detained at the Castres police station on Tuesday morning, following a complaint from his partner. According to the information we obtained, during an argument, he grabbed her by the neck and violently threw her onto the bed.
He was presented to the Castres prosecutor’s office this Wednesday afternoon and released, but was placed under judicial custody, including a ban on contacting the victim and going to her home.
Disciplinary investigation initiated by the club
“Castres Olympique has noted the legal actions taken by the Castres Public Prosecutor against Wilfrid Hounkpatin. Wilfrid Hounkpatin is being prosecuted for acts of domestic violence. Such actions would be completely contrary to the values that our club stands for. In the near future, Castres Olympique, Wilfrid Hounkpatin He decided to initiate disciplinary proceedings against , which was accompanied by a ban on appearing at work and dismissal, reacted to Olympic Castres.
The player, who is among the favorites of Castres fans, has a contract with Castres Olympique until 2026.