This week the trial against Dani Alves took place in Barcelona, Spain, accused of sexual assault against a woman, so the South American – if proven guilty – could receive a a sentence of nine to 12 years in prison.
What has happened to Alves in recent days?
During the three days that the trial lasted in the Barcelona Court, the alleged story of the victim was heard, as well as the statement of the Brazilian, some witnesses, and even some elements of the Catalan police.
On the last day of the trial, the defense of the former player of teams such as Juventus, PSG, FC Barcelona, and UNAM Pumas asked for the acquittal of their client or, as an alternative, receive a sentence of one year in prison.
It is worth noting that the Prosecutor’s Office also approved its request that the penalty that Dani Alves receives be nine years in prison for what happened in the Sutton nightclub, a fact where the private accusation increased to twelve years.
When will the sentence of Dani Alves be known?
In the last few hours, it has been reported from Spain that the sentence of Dani Alves—either favorable or negative for him—will be known in approximately one month, that is, in the first days of March, although there is no pay-specific date.
Regarding the possibility of Dani Alves gaining temporary freedom after spending the last 12 months in prison, it was determined that there was still a risk of escape, so the Brazilian defense request was once again rejected, so that the South American He should remain behind bars.
“The elements of flight risk are still there. The constrained economic situation is quite extraordinary. Alves’ football heritage is very long; he is one of the best players in history. He still has the financial capacity or the friend who has it. “We insist that Brazil does not have an extradition treaty. Now that a possible conviction is so close, the escape risk for us is greater.”