Lawyer calls son's arrest revocation Pelé

Edinho was sentenced to 12 years and ten months in closed regime, the money laundering and association with drug trafficking.
24/02/2017 15h23 - Updated 24/02/2017 15h23
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The lawyer Eugenio Malavassi, representing the former goalkeeper of Santos Futebol Clube Edson Nascimento Cholbi (Edinho), son of Pele, filed on Friday (24) with application for habeas corpus with the Superior Court of Justice (STJ). Edinho was sentenced to 12 years and ten months in closed regime, the money laundering and association with drug trafficking, during trial appeal, yesterday (23), the Court of the State of São Paulo. Malavasi asking for the withdrawal of the arrest of Edinho.

Edinho had been sentenced to 33 years in prison and was waiting for the judgment of the appeal in freedom. The former goalkeeper arrest warrant must be issued by the 1st Criminal Court of Praia Grande, which has handled the criminal case. When it published the warrant, Edinho will be arrested. "Once the warrant is issued, Edinho will perform ", said the lawyer, you want to use new features.

Edinho was arrested three more times within the same process.

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