Thursday morning, Copenhagen police are at the Scandic Hotel in Glostrup. Bahrain Team Victorious confirmed in a press release that they are all about them.
Status is updated.
Police searched team cars, support staff rooms and cyclists. The team cooperated fully when it came to police requests. The search was completed within two hours. Nothing has been confiscated from the team.” press releases From the Bahrain Victorious Cycling Team.
According to the team, it was the French prosecutorial authorities who asked the Danish police to carry out the raid. It must have happened at 05.30 NST.
“Following the police search, the team is now looking to focus on the biggest and best cycling race in the world, the Tour de France,” it was reported.
Danske Ekstra Bladet is in the hotel and I mentioned the case first. This year’s Tour de France begins in the Danish capital on Friday.
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Also earlier this week, the police took action against the Bahrain team. The team then wrote the following in a press release.
“The team feels that the timing of this investigation is intended to deliberately damage the team’s reputation.”And the He was called up on the team site.
also last year The police raided the Bahrain team Victorious. At the time, up to 50 police officers were involved in the raid, which took place in the middle of the Tour de France.
The work at that time did not end with any punishment for the team or the riders.
This time, police reportedly raided addresses in Spain, Portugal and Slovenia. According to the Velonews website, the procedure was coordinated by Europol.
– This tells me that the police are not satisfied with the answers they received. And they keep looking for evidence of something. It’s clear the police think they have reason to investigate further, former professional cyclist Mads Kajstad told VG on Monday.
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