Robinho is sentenced to 9 years in prison for sexual assault

According to Italian newspapers, Atlético-MG striker had committed “sexual assault group” against an Albanian youth in 2013, when he operated with Milan.
24/11/2017 16h54 - Updated 24/11/2017 16h54
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The ninth section of the Milan Court sentenced the attacker Robinho, Atletico-MG, to nine years in prison for "sexual violence group" against an Albanian young 22 years, according to information from several Italian newspapers, como o La Gazzetta Dello Sport. The crime would have occurred in a nightclub the Italian city, in 22 January, 2013. In season, Robinho worked for Milan. As the judgment was given in the first instance, still subject to appeal.

In addition to Robinho, five people are accused of involvement in the alleged abuse. One of them, identified as Ricardo Falco, striker friend, He was also sentenced to nine years in jail. The other four defendants were not screened for Justice, which stayed the proceedings against them.

The case of Attorney, Stefano Ammendola, He had asked for a sentence of 10 years in prison for the player of Atletico-MG. The convicts must also reimburse the young in 60.000 euros (230.000 real).

According to the victim's testimony, she already knew Robinho and some of his friends and was with the group and two friends in Sio Cafe, in Milan, for a birthday party. At one point, according to Albania, her friends were gone and Robinho took his wife home.

The defendants would then have offered drink to the victim to "leave her unconscious and unable to oppose". In the reconstruction prepared by Attorney, the group took the girl to the club lockers and, taking advantage of their status, kept "multiple and consecutive sex with her".

During the trial, the defense said there is no evidence that Albanian has not consented to the relationship or that she has consumed alcohol to the point of getting into "standard of physical and mental inferiority".

This is the second rape charge faced by the player passing for Brazil. investigated in 2009, in England, after a woman said she was raped by him in a nightclub in the city of Leeds, the player, which at the time defended the Manchester City, He was acquitted on that occasion.

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In 2014, Robinho even issued a video on the channel Santos calling the accusation "sad and liar" and threatened to sue the Italian press for publishing information "untrue". In this ocasion, the player said he did not even know the girl who made the complaint.

This Thursday, the player back to defend through social networks and said he had any role in the episode ". "All legal measures are being taken about this decision in the first instance", says a note.

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