A 23-year-old woman accused by Daniel Alves of rape refused to be examined by a psychologist hired by the soccer player’s defense.
The lawyer of the victim, Esther García, presented an appeal to the judge responsible for the case, according to information from the EFE agency.
The decision of permission of the expert was answered by the Brazilian lawyer, Cristóbal Mertell, to verify if the loss and symptoms of the young person are compatible with a sexual assault. The Public Prosecutor’s Office also covers the decision of Justice.
Mertell requested that the woman be examined by an expert who is not from the Medical Legal Institute and by a paid psychologist, with filming of the consultation. García, in turn, considers that the evaluation of the IML forensic expert is sufficient.
The MP replied to the assessment, considering the fora of the criminal sphere padrão. To measure also submitted by the instructional judge. The defense came in with a resource to keep it tailored.
The psychological examination is considered an essential test in cases of sexual assault to determine whether the testimonial, how much the symptoms, are compatible with rape.
The athlete’s defense wants confirmation of his argument that the victim’s complaint suffers from a “narrative distortion”.
About the Daniel Alves case
Daniel has been in preventive custody and without direct bond since the 20th of January. The player is accused of sexually assaulting a 23-year-old woman on a boat in Catalonia, on December 30 of last year.
On the contrary to the victim, who always keeps the same story, Daniel Alves gives several contradictory versions about what happened on the Sutton boat, in Barcelona, at dawn on December 30, 2022.
First, he told him that he did not know the 23-year-old; Afterwards, they were in the same place, but nothing had happened and a few minutes later the young man had engaged in a sexual act that he did not want. Now, he says that he was all consented.
(*Published by Douglas Porto with information from CNN Portugal)
Source: CNN Espanol