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Exactly one month after the claim of a young woman in France that Ashraf Hakimi raped her, his wife Hiba Abok broke her silence and addressed the affair for the first time.
"I needed time to digest this shock," she wrote on her Instagram account.
"In such sensitive cases, silence can be beneficial."
Avok clarified that the incident completely changed her life and the lives of her two sons, and wrote: "Our separation was even before the events mentioned in the media and to which I have no connection. Who would have imagined that in addition to dealing with the well-known pain involved in separation, and accepting the grief involved in the failure of the family project for his sake I gave My body and soul, I will have to deal with this humiliation."
I trust justice.
Hiba Avok with Ashraf Hakimi in better days (Photo: GettyImages, Daniele Venturelli)
Abuk explained: "Today I feel obliged to publish this statement in public to express my state of mind and address on my behalf the incorrect information that is circulating. I have a strong need to explain myself so that I can resume my personal, public and professional life in the least harmful and traumatic way possible, and above all to protect About my children, who are of course my top priority."
Regarding the accusations against Hakimi and the official investigation into his case, the 36-year-old television actress wrote: "In my life I have always been and always will be on the side of the victims. Therefore, in light of the seriousness of the charges, we have no choice but to trust in a fair trial. I beg you to respect my privacy and that of my children under the sensitive circumstances these".