By Anye Nde Nsoh
Football Writer kick442.com-Cameroon
Slim Chiboub, former Esperance de Tunis President is said to have been arrested Wednesday April 27, 2020, for allegedly sexually harassing a female journalist.
The Tunisian is accused of sending sexual messages to the female journalist who’s identity is being kept for legal reasons.
It was reported by Al-Arabiya that the businessman contacted the female journalist for a job offer at a TV channel, and later proceeded to making several attempts in contacting her through explicit WhatsApp messages.
The journalist confirmed the arrest of Chiboub on her Facebook page, though not stating the name of the arrested boss. She was taken to file a complain at the police by her husband.
The former member of the Executive Committee of FIFA in the past has been involved in some corruption cases leading to an arrest and detention before his release in 2017.
Slim Chiboub is a Tunisian businessman who got married to Dorsaf Ben Ali, the oldest daughter to the former President of Tunisia Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and wife , Naïma Kefi.
The 61-years-old former football administrator served as President of Esperance de Tunis for 19 years and quitter in 2004, following the club’s lost to rivals Club Sportif Sfaxien in that year’s Tunisian Cup final. He is also former member of the Executive Committee of FIFA. He used to chair the Tunisian Olympic Committee until he has been fallen, after the 2011 revolution.
The former football administrator is reported to have fallen ill in the police cell and is receiving medical attention at Charles Nicolle hospital.
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