Former Brazil and Barcelona soccer star Ronaldinho, being held in a Paraguayan jail for utilizing a falsified passport, is being investigated for added crimes, the prosecutor main the case stated on Sunday.
Osmar Legal didn’t make clear what the crimes had been however informed Brazilian information website Globoesporte “there are indications that different crimes had been dedicated” by Ronaldinho and his brother and enterprise supervisor, Roberto Assis.
Sergio Queiroz, the lawyer representing each Ronaldinho and Assis, didn’t instantly reply to Reuters’ requests for remark.
However, Queiroz informed reporters earlier within the day that the case offered up to now was solely in regards to the adulterated passports, and he refused to speak about “suppositions” made within the press.
“The case because it was offered is obvious,” Queiroz stated. “There isn’t any different level being investigated, you may see that there within the paperwork.”
He known as the brothers’ detention “arbitrary, abusive and unlawful.”
“They confessed that they used these false passports,” Queiroz informed reporters. “But there was no hurt executed to the Paraguayan state.
“Roberto and Ronaldinho didn’t know that the passports had been irregular. And they cooperated absolutely with authorities.”
Ronaldinho, the ex-Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan and Gremio ahead, and Roberto had been remanded in custody on Saturday after being caught attempting to enter Paraguay utilizing doctored passports.