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Dani Alves case: this Thursday the court will give the sentence

Dani Alves case: this Thursday the court will give the sentence
February 21, 2024 – 15:43

The Brazilian soccer player is accused of raping a 23-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Barcelona nightclub. After changing his version of events several times, this Thursday he will face the court’s sentence after the trial.

The Brazilian footballer Daniel Alves He was summoned this Thursday by the court that held the trial two weeks ago in Barcelona, ​​the court announced this Wednesday. There, he will know the judgment for or against the process for alleged rape.

“The secretariat of section 21 of the Barcelona Court has summoned, for tomorrow, February 22 at 10 a.m., all parties to the procedure, including the accused in the case known as the Alves case, for the notification process”indicated the Superior Court of Justice of Catalonia (TSJC) in a brief statement.

Contacted by AFPneither the court nor the lawyers of the parties confirmed whether the magistrates will then report the sentence, as seems likely and indicated by several Spanish media, or if they will only communicate their decision on the latest request for provisional release made by the footballer’s defense.

The former player of FC Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain40, was tried from February 5 to 7 for the alleged rape of a young woman in the bathroom of an exclusive area of ​​the Sutton nightclub in Barcelonaon the night of December 30 to 31, 2022.

The Prosecutor’s Office claim a nine years in prison for Alveswho has been in provisional prison for more than 12 months and denies having raped the woman, with whom he claims he had consensual relations.

“I wasn’t obligated to be there.”the footballer said about the young woman, during his statement on the last day of the trial.

In her conclusions during the hearing, the prosecutor Elisabet Jimenez considered, however, that the complainant presented a “absolutely credible story” since the investigations began, and assured that Alves I use the “violence” to force the young woman, who has continued undergoing psychological treatment since what happened.

One of the most successful footballers in history, Alves played in clubs like Seville and Juventusin addition to being part of the successful Barça de Messi and Guardiola. When the events occurred she was briefly in Barcelonaafter returning from Qatar World Cup.

Source: Ambito

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