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Dani Alves to be launched after posting €1m bail in rape conviction

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Former Brazil footballer Dani Alves is because of be launched from jail after making the €1 million ($1.08m) bail cost required as he awaits the results of an attraction to his rape conviction, courtroom officers confirmed on Monday.

Alves was sentenced to 4½ years in jail on Feb. 22 after Catalonia’s prime courtroom discovered him responsible of sexually assaulting a lady in a Barcelona nightclub in 2022. He was granted bail on Wednesday however remained in jail for the rest of the week after failing to provide you with the cash in time.

Sources had advised ESPN final week that Alves was exploring completely different avenues to boost the €1m, together with releasing up a few of his property and requesting cash owed to him by the Spanish Tax Company.

Spanish information company EFE reported by judicial sources that Alves had made the cost on Friday. On Monday, the courtroom confirmed receipt of Alves’ bail cost and stated he was on account of be launched inside hours.

For Alves to be launched, he’s required at hand over his Brazilian and Spanish passports, along with posting bail, and is prohibited from leaving the nation. He nonetheless has a residence close to Barcelona.

Alves additionally can not come inside 1,000 meters (3,280 toes) of the sufferer or attempt to talk along with her, and he should make weekly check-ins on the courthouse.

There was a backlash to the choice to grant Alves bail pending the results of his attraction, with the sufferer’s lawyer, Ester García, calling it a “scandalous” choice.

“It’s justice for the wealthy,” she stated.