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Ronaldinho pays the bail and is released from prison

Published:8/04/2020 - 08:28h

Updated:8/04/2020 - 13:13h

Ronaldinho and his brother were released from prison this past Tuesday after spending the last few weeks in a Paraguayan jail. Both have paid their bail and will be under house arrest in a hotel in Asunción.

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More than a month after his entrance in prison, the ordeal of Ronaldinho Gaucho and of his brother at last has finished, at least by the moment. The ex footballer of the FC Barcelona went out of prison this past Tuesday after paying 1,6 million euros in cash like bail. This money that has deposited in the National Bank of Promotion has been sufficient guarantee so that Gustavo Yellow, judge of his case, allowed his exit of the prison.

The ex Barcelona player and his brother left direct to the Hotel Palm Róga of Asunción, where will be low domiciliary arrest while it resolve his process. Marcelo Pecci, the public prosecutor of his case, requested the permanent presence of the Paraguayan National Police in this hotel to watch to the Brazilians and avoid that there are setbacks during all the judicial process.

It is necessary to remember that on 13 March a Court of Appeal opuso to raise the preventive prison that asked the lawyers of Ronaldinho. By this reason, the ex international 'canarinho' had to go through prison and has been shut beside his brother the last month. Justo this past Monday fulfilled 30 days of his entrance in the prison, where expects not going back.

'Sportive world' adds details of how will be the stay of the Brazilian in this Paraguayan hotel during his period of domiciliary arrest. It seems that the ex forward has reserved a whole plant of the hotel for him and for his brother while it was shut. With the end to preserve his privacy, 'Ronnie' has preferred to throw of chequebook to be the best and the most comfortable possible while it last all this.

The ordeal of the of Carry Cheerful began the past 4 March, when it arrived to Assumption to support with his image a charitable program in favour of the boys and girls of Paraguay. Only a pair of days later, the Paraguayan police detained to the Brazilian and to his brother after receiving the information that they went in to the country with Uruguayan passports manipulated. His lawyers defended his innocence ensuring that they were a gift, but this did not avoid that both finish in prison.

More than 10 imputed in the process

The process against Ronaldinho and his brother continues on its course and already there is more than a ten of imputed in his case. There is even civil servants of the Department of Paraguayan Identifications that does passports and documents for the airport of Asunción. It seems that all this goes for long, by what the ex player will have to arm patience in this hotel while it last his domiciliary arrest.

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