Former soccer star Edmundo is arrested on the night of Thursday in an apartment hotel in the Brazilian metropolis of Sao Paulo after an anonymous note.
Rio de Janeiro (SID) - the former soccer star Edmundo is arrested on the night of Thursday (0.30 hours) in an apartment hotel in the Brazilian metropolis of Sao Paulo after an anonymous note. It waits in a single cell to the transfer to Rio de Janeiro. His lawyers have so far failed in an attempt to obtain a provisional release.
Against the 40 arrest warrant was issued on Tuesday, after a court in Rio de Janeiro had not accepted the limitation of a four and a half year prison sentence of former German international. Since then, Edmundo was on the run.
Edmundo had caused a car accident in Rio in December 1995, in which three people were come to death and three more seriously injured were. In March 1999, had therefore been sentenced to several years in prison in the open closing Edmundo, but spent only a total of 24 hours behind bars today.