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Abuse in Boca: Cascini, Bermúdez and Delgado were charged with concealment in the Jorge Martínez case

Abuse in Boca: Cascini, Bermúdez and Delgado were charged with concealment in the Jorge Martínez case
Abuse in Boca: Cascini, Bermúdez and Delgado were charged with concealment in the Jorge Martínez case

The members of the Xeneize Football Council could face sentences of up to three years in prison.

The prosecutor Marcelo Martinez Burgo charged the members of the Boca Juniors Football Council Jorge “The Boss” Bermudez, Raul Cascini and Marcelo “El Chelo” Delgado for covering up the sexual abuse case that led to a one-year prison sentence for the former technical director of the club’s women’s team, Jorge Martinez.

If the crime is proven, the accused could face sentences of up to three years in prison.

It all started with the complaint from the former head of press for women’s football at the Xeneize institution, Florence Marcoagainst the then coach of the team. This accusation ended with the conviction of Martínez, but now two cases have been opened in parallel: one for concealment and another for false testimony.

In addition to the former footballers, she was also charged Adriana Bravo, former third vice president of the club and who headed the diversity and equality department until last December.

The case was left in the hands of the judge. Alfredo Godoyrelating to the 24th investigating court. The preliminary investigation was carried out by the La Boca prosecutor’s office, which presented a wide collection of evidence that, according to internal sources, They will hardly be rejected by the judge.

Some of these tests include testimonies and documents supporting the accusations of the accused, and would indicate that they were aware of the case of abuse and therefore had lied in their statements.

Source: Ambito

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