Brazilian woman reports sexual assault after World Cup Final at Luzhniki

Brazilian woman reports sexual assault after World Cup Final at Luzhniki
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"We were watching the match in the stands with my husband, then I went for a walk along the alley, two people attacked."

A sexual scandal marked the end of the 2018 World Cup. A Brazilian female fan told the police that she had been raped after the final match between France and Croatia near stadium Luzhniki. The woman said to law enforcement officers that she had gone for a walk along the alley while her husband had been in the stands, and two foreigners had attacked her.

The statement from Brazilian citizen Maria (the name was changed), 24, was received by the police at around 10 p.m. According to the girl, she was watching the France - Croatia match with her husband, and when the final whistle of the referee was heard, she went for a walk outside the Grand Sports Arena. Her spouse remained in the stands.

On one of the alleys, two (supposedly black) men attacked the woman and forced her to have group sex. There were two passers-by dressed in the colors of the national flag of Croatia became involuntary witnesses of the abuse scene - they frightened the rapists away.

Maria got to the turnstiles of sector C exit herself, where she met her husband and then turned for medical help to physicians at a duty station.

Through an interpreter, the woman, sobbing, told that she had been attacked and made it clear to the doctors that she did not know how to tell her husband that she had been sexually assaulted. During the examination, the doctors noticed a bruise on her left forearm, as well as indicative organ damages.

Maria and her husband were taken to the Botkin hospital, where she was questioned and examined again. The Brazilian woman was sober. However, she could not specify even the exact location of the attack. Law enforcement officers are conducting a check at the request of the fan.

Tags: World Cup


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