Universitario’s physical trainer remains in prison for racism in Brazil

Accused of racism by Corinthians fans, the physical trainer from Universitario, from Peru, is still in prison, but presents a different version; club defends him

Arrested last Tuesday night, the 11th, after being accused of racism by fans of the Corinthiansthe fitness trainer Universityfrom Peru, is still in Brazil and should remain so in the coming days. Sebastian Avellino Vargas will respond to the accusation still imprisoned, where he is currently.

One day after the incident, the professional went through a custody hearing at the Barra Funda Criminal Forum, having been arrested in flagrante delicto in the early hours of this Wednesday, 12. After testimonies from witnesses, Corinthians fans, he had the arrest converted into preventive , but you can still appeal the decision freely.

Still at dawn, Vargas testified accompanied by lawyers and a representative of the Peruvian consulate. The University published a note in support of the professional: “We repudiate this type of humiliation by the Brazilian authorities who intend, without any proof, to carry out arbitrary arrests“.

Corinthians beat Universitario for the South American / Credits: Corinthians Agency / Rodrigo Coca

On the same note, the club’s version of the episode, which took place at the end of the match for the Sul-Americana: “Throughout the game a group of supporters from the local team hurled insults and spit at our players and coaching staff. Those same people who committed insults, at the end of the game, accused the physical trainer of discriminatory acts. This distorted and subjective accusation is the one that the Brazilian authorities validated as true, without the right to reply, for which reason they ordered his arrest and transfer to a police station in São Paulo.“.

Source: sportbuzz

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