The girl who accused Dani Alves of sexual assault at Barcelona final month reportedly recognized the Brazilian World Cup star by a tattoo on his stomach.
The previous Barcelona defender is at the moment in jail whereas nonetheless below investigation.
The alleged sufferer says the previous Barcelona right-back slapped and raped her within the bogs of the Spanish metropolis’s Sutton nightclub in December.
Courtroom sources claimed that Alves’ crescent-shaped tattoo on his stomach was seen throughout the alleged assault.
The girl says she seen the tattoo when he tried to power her to carry out oral intercourse on him and he or she resisted within the locked rest room of the VIP membership.
The worldwide footballer testified that he was the one sitting on the bathroom when the girl threw herself on him.
The decide requested the way it was attainable for the girl to see his tattoo if his shirt coated his torso.
The Champions League-winning star then allegedly modified his testimony to say he stood up when she entered, permitting her to see the tattoo, in keeping with El Mundo. He mentioned the pair then had consensual intercourse, though he initially denied data of the alleged sufferer and claimed the pair solely handed one another within the rest room with out assembly.
Because of the obvious inconsistency of his testimony, Alves’ household need him to alter attorneys and testify once more, Spanish media have claimed.
Yesterday Alves moved from Brians 1 jail to the smaller Brian 2 jail the place inmates are convicted of intercourse crimes.
The brand new detention middle has “smaller residential modules” the place it’s simpler to ensure the security and coexistence of detainees.
Authorities mentioned the kind of crime Alves is accused of was not thought of within the resolution to switch him.
Alves spent three nights at one other facility that homes round 200 inmates.
The brand new one homes round 80 detainees, together with convicted prisoners and others awaiting trial.
Alves must be sharing a cell with one other inmate for now.
Protection attorneys are set to file an attraction in opposition to the detention, arguing that he must be given extra freedom however and not using a passport. However there are fears that if he returns to Brazil, the place there is no such thing as a extradition treaty with Spain, he’ll stay past the attain of the legislation.