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Footballer Santi Mina sentenced to four years in prison after being found guilty of sexual abuse



Spanish soccer star, Santi Mina has been sentenced to 4 years in jail after being discovered responsible of sexual abuse.


The 26-year-old Celta Vigo ahead, who has scored 84 targets in over 300 appearances within the LaLiga, should serve time if his enchantment is unsuccessful.


Throughout the verdict on Wednesday Might 4, Mina was cleared of the sexual aggression cost he was additionally dealing with, which is related to intimidation or violence towards the sufferer.


Celta mentioned they’ve eliminated the participant from their squad till the enchantment course of is over. 


In addition they opened disciplinary proceedings to find out the choices the membership can take.


Mina went on trial on March 28 at Almeria’s Provincial Courtroom together with good friend David Goldar, who performs for second division Spanish facet Union Deportiva Ibiza.


The footballer was accused of sexually assaulting a girl in a caravan outdoors a nightclub within the vacation resort of Mojacar close to Almeria in June 2017.


The state prosecutor was asking for eight years of jail for Mina, whereas the sufferer’s attorneys have been in search of 9 and a half years.


Goldar was discovered not responsible after being accused of being an confederate, with the lady’s lawyer asking for 4 and a half in years in jail for him.


Mina and Goldar mentioned the lady consented to their sexual relations.


The lady accused Mina of raping her in a camper van in 2017, the place she had gone with Goldar. 


Her lawyer mentioned Goldar did nothing to cease Mina from raping her.


On the time, Mina was taking part in for Valencia. He returned to his boyhood membership in Vigo in 2019.


The ruling by the decrease courtroom could be appealed to Spain’s Supreme Courtroom.


Celta have now issued a press release, saying: ‘Because of the ruling of the Third Part of the Provincial Courtroom of Almeria, issued at present, RC Celta has determined to open a disciplinary file on the participant Santiago Mina to elucidate his work duties in view of this decision.


‘Because of this and as a precaution, it has been determined to briefly take away the participant from first crew coaching, with out prejudice to his persevering with to hold out the actions indicated by the membership for this function.


‘RC Celta respects the participant’s proper to defence, however is obliged to take measures towards these occasions that notoriously undermine the picture of the membership and straight assault its values, exhibiting as soon as once more its absolute rejection of the offence outlined within the judicial decision.’

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