Neymar’s Rape Case Closed By Brazilian Police
Football Star Neymar has just hit a new height with the rape case leveled against him. The Brazilian authorities investigating the rape charges against footballer Neymar has been closed the case over lack of evidence.
The Sao Paulo attorney general’s office said the police decision will be sent to prosecutors on Tuesday, which will have 15 days to evaluate the case.
At the moment, a final decision has not been made by a judge. However, based on a Police report filed in São Paulo, Najila Trindade Mendes de Souza, a Brazilain model who had claimed that she was raped in a hotel in Paris, France by the footballer.
Trindade in her statement claimed that she was the victim of ‘aggression and rape’ by the Paris Saint-Germain player in a hotel room in the French capital on May 15.
She also claimed that the encounter which initially started out as consensual act swiftly moved into a violent, which left her with bruises and scrapes to her legs and buttocks, with Neymar refusing to stop.
According to a Brazilian publication UOL Sport, the footballer had held a conversation with the woman through the social media platform Instagram and, through a friend, arranged for her to travel to Paris.
It was, however, alleged that Neymar had arrived drunk at her hotel room, the Sofitel Paris Arc de Triomphe, on May 15 before becoming aggressive and violent and then raping her.
The woman claimed she was left shaken by the experience and returned to Brazil on May 17. She told police that Neymar arrived at the hotel that night ‘apparently drunk,’ and that they talked and ‘caressed’ before things went south.
According to the Police report raised, the victim claimed that Neymar became aggressive, and through violence, practiced sexual intercourse against the will of the victim,’ the police report says.
Along, Neymar repeatedly denied the accusation that he raped the woman in Paris, saying it was all a setup.
In a statement released after the accusations became public, Neymar’s management said: “We completely repudiate the unjust accusations and, above all, the exposure in the press of an extremely negative situation.”
The footballer’s father, Neymar dos Santos, told Band TV in Brazil that “it is clear that it was a trap. If public opinion is not cleared up, and if we can’t show the truth rapidly, this will snowball. If we have to show Neymar’s WhatsApps and the conversations with this girl, we will”
At the moment, the Police has not been able to hold concrete claims against the footballer.