Leicester City footballer Ahmed Musa was
arrested on suspicion of attacking his wife.
The Nigerian striker, 24, was quizzed at his
£850,000 five-bedroom home in
Countesthorpe, Leicestershire, just hours
after his side’s 2-0 win over Sunderland.
Police received a domestic abuse complaint
against the player, who cost the Premier
League club a record fee of £16.6million.
No-one was in when they first arrived at the
home so officers made inquiries with
shocked neighbours in the upmarket
The former CSKA Moscow forward was
finally arrested at 1am yesterday by two
plain-clothed policewomen after he returned
The father-of-two Musa was grilled for
allegedly beating his wife Jamila and was
released without charge.
A spokesman for Leicestershire Police said:
‘A 24-year-old man was arrested yesterday
morning at his home address near Leicester
on suspicion of common assault.’
Last night, Musa posted this picture on his
Instagram account, wishing a happy
birthday to ‘my Queen’