In the last few hours, the football world has been in shock after Dani Alves was arrested for an alleged rape of a 23-year-old woman, a fact that would have happened on December 30, 2022 in Barcelona, Spain. The now ex-Pumas player turned up at Mossos d’Esquadra to give his demonstration, after which he was arrested and brought before a judge on Friday 20 January.
If the facts are confirmed, the Brazilian could be sentenced to between 1 and 12 years in prison, depending on the seriousness of the case; In addition, compensation is paid. However, the alleged victim would have chosen not to receive this economic sanction from the player. As reported by the newspaper El País, the woman resigned with the aim that the former Barcelona footballer “go to jail and justice be served”.
“Despite the fact that the judge reminded her that, if convicted, she has the right to be financially compensated for the injuries and moral damage suffered, the woman expressly refrained from exercising this right because her aim, As she explained, this is that justice is being done and that the ex-Barca player is paying for what happened with jail,” the Spanish media statement said.
Dani Alves had his second spell at Barcelona until June 2022. Photo: Composition LR/AFP/Guillem Ramos-Salvat
Dani Alves and his first day in prison
On Saturday, 21.01. Daniel Alves He spent his first night in prison. Although some people might think he would be treated as famous and a millionaire, the former Juventus winger received preferential treatment Attention very similar to that of other defendants.
“He hardly speaks, but what he says is respectful, in a low voice. He didn’t ask for anything. He didn’t ask for anything. And he has not expressed any emotion that would have attracted the attention of the officers who met him in those first hours,” reported the newspaper La Vanguardia.
If you know someone who has been affected by or has been involved in domestic or sexual violence, contact the Department of Women and Vulnerable Populations toll-free line 100, who has a team dedicated to “providing information, counseling and emotional support.” is specialized.
In addition, line 100 is authorized to forward the most serious cases of family or sexual violence to the women’s emergency call centers or the emergency service. This service is open 24 hours a day, all year round (including public holidays).