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England star Billy Vunipola convicted of assault, tasered by police, why was Billy Vunipola arrested, latest, updates

England and Saracens forward Billy Vunipola was convicted of assault and injuring a police officer in Mallorca, a Spanish court said Tuesday (AEST).

Vunipola, 31, appeared in court on Sunday following the episode at a bar in the island’s capital Palma in which police reportedly tasered him.

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The court said in a statement that Vunipola had caused injury to a police officer who was attempting to subdue him. He was ordered to pay 500 euros ($535) in compensation to the victim as well as a fine of 240 euros.

The court said Vunipola had been convicted of “one count of assault and a minor count of (causing) injury”.

English Premiership club Saracens said they would deal with the matter internally.

Vunipola released a statement on X,…

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