Robinho the gang raper

Robinho the gang raper, sentenced in absentia to nine years in prison

An Italian court has sentenced the former Manchester City and Brazil forward Robinho in absentia to nine years in prison after convicting him of taking part in a gang rape of an Albanian woman in 2013.

A Milan court ruled that Robinho and five other Brazilians assaulted the woman, who was 22 at the time, after plying her with alcohol in a discotheque. The whereabouts of Robinho’s five companions is not known, so their trial has been put on hold.

Robinho, 33, who played for Milan from 2010-2015 and is currently with Atlético Mineiro in Brazil, pleaded not guilty via his lawyer and did not appear at any of the court hearings in northern Italy.

The source and complete article:
https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/nov/23/robinho-nine-years-prison-rape-milan-court-manchester-city