Karim Benzema Faces Five Years In Jail Over Sextape Blackmail

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Karim Benzema faces jail time

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema faces a minimum of 5 years in jail if found guilty of being involved in a sextape blackmail of French teammate Mathieu Valbuena.

Karim Benzema faces jail time
Karim Benzema faces jail time

Benzema is currently under a formal investigation for “complicity in attempt to blackmail” and conspiring to commit a criminal act.

READ: Benzema And Valbuena Left Out Of France Squad

The former Olympique Lyon man has denied the accusations, with his lawyers claiming he played no part in the blackmail.

Benzema’s lawyer, Sylvain Cormier said: “Karim Benzema has absolutely nothing to hide.

READ: Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema Arrested Over Sextape

“He supports his friend, Mathieu Valbuena, with all his heart. He took no part, I state this again – no part – in the blackmail or blackmail attempts.”

He added: “Karim Benzema will show he acted in good faith, and I hope this will be seen as soon as possible.”

Both players were not named in France’s squad to play England.



Quo non Ascendam. Writer. E-mail: wana@360nobs.com

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