Brazil indicts model over rape allegation against Neymar

Brazil forward Neymar reacts after scoring a goal during the second half of a friendly soccer match against Colombia, Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

RIO DE JANEIRO — Sao Paulo police say they are indicting Brazilian model Najila Trindade and her former partner over her rape allegation against soccer star Neymar.

Police said Tuesday they indicted the model for procedural fraud, slanderous denunciation and extortion.

Her former partner Estivens Alves is accused of disclosing erotic content, which was then published online.

Trindade went to Sao Paulo police to accuse Neymar of raping her at a Paris hotel in May. Neymar denied the accusation and said their relations were consensual.

Prosecutors officially closed the investigation against Neymar earlier this month, citing a lack of evidence against him.

The Associated Press doesn't name alleged sexual assault victims unless they make their identities public, which Trindade did in several interviews.

People also read these

Trump ignites new firestorm: Gun backers might...

Aug 10, 2016

Donald Trump sets off a fresh political firestorm by suggesting gun rights supporters might find a...

Police: Woman killed by Florida officer in...

Aug 10, 2016

A police "shoot/ don't shoot" demonstration went shockingly awry when an officer shot and killed a...

Complexity makes airline computer systems...

Aug 8, 2016

As airline IT get more complex and automated, breakdowns become increasingly common

Study finds ship noise disrupting humpback whale...

Aug 10, 2016

A study has found that noise from shipping in North Atlantic waters is impacting the feeding...

JonBenet Ramsey cold case focus of upcoming TV...

Aug 10, 2016

As the 20-year mark of the murder of JonBenet Ramsey nears, the unsolved case is the focus of...

About Us

The World Insiders brings you exclusive coverage from across the globe in a timely, easy to consume format sourced directly from our regional media partners.

Contact us: sales[at]theworldinsiders.com

Subscribe Now!