Saido Berahino claims he was 'fleeing gang' when arrested for drink driving

STOKE City flop Saido Berahino has claimed he was escaping knifemen when he was arrested for drink-driving, a court heard.

Saido Berahino, 25, has denied drink-driving after being arrested in February outside the VQ restaurant in central London.

His defence claim the issue was whether Berahino was escaping from armed thugs, who he said had robbed him minutes before.

He was found by officers at the side of the road woth blood on his hands in his black Range Rover at around 3am.

Mitigating, Gary Green claims CCTV shows Berahino being attacked.

He told Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court:...
source: Daily Star

2019-05-15 19:17
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