May 19, 2024

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Serie A: Italian prosecutors issue arrest and extradition order for Robinho

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Serie A: Italian prosecutors issue arrest and extradition order for Robinho

Milan prosecutors have requested extradition and an arrest warrant for previous Brazilian footballer Robson de Souza ‘Robinho‘ for raping, with a buddy and other individuals, a 23-12 months-old girl in a Milan nightclub in 2013, when he was participating in for AC Milan, a crime for which he was sentenced to nine decades in jail by the Italian Supreme Court docket.

Prosecutors have taken the ask for relating to Robinho and his mate Riccardo Falco to the Italian Ministry of Justice, which should now send observe to the Brazilian authorities. Having said that, it looks unlikely that they will not be extradited, as the Brazilian Constitution does not let the extradition of its citizens.

Worldwide arrest warrant issued

With the concern of an worldwide arrest warrant, the former Actual Madrid and Manchester City player could be arrested if he have been to depart his nation and enter any other country that does have an extradition arrangement with Italy.

On January 19, the Italian Supreme Court upheld Robinho‘s conviction, immediately after rejecting the appeal submitted by his lawyers, who defended the participant by saying that the lady experienced consensual sexual relations with the Brazilian.

Even so, intercepted telephone calls in which Robinho would make some revealing reviews were being important to the remaining ruling.

“It will make me giggle simply because I am not interested, the lady was drunk, she does not even know what occurred”, Robinho claimed, according to local media.

Robinho’s conviction had currently been verified in 2020

The conviction had previously been upheld in 2020 by the Milan Court of Appeals, which discovered that the participant had “brutally humiliated” the sufferer and wilfully diverted investigations. The other culprits could not be discovered or located.

In 2009, when he was participating in Manchester Town in the Leading League, it emerged that Robinho was staying investigated by law enforcement for an alleged rape at a Leeds nightclub, even though he was later unveiled on bail after questioning. The participant denied these allegations.

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