Brazilian woman withdraws statement on rape at World Cup finals

Brazilian woman withdraws statement on rape at World Cup finals

CCTV cameras proved there had been no violent acts against the woman.

The Brazilian citizen, who earlier claimed she had been raped on the territory adjacent to the Luzhniki Stadium right after the final France vs. Croatia match, has withdrawn the statement, MK was told by the Moscow MIA.

The police department received a report from a Brazilian woman that she had been sexually assaulted on the territory adjacent to the Luzhniki Stadium.

The police trawled through the CCTV footage to establish the circumstances of the incident.

The examination showed that the woman was within the CCTV cameras’ field of view the entire time she was on the territory adjacent to the stadium, and no violent actions against her were recorded.

The materials gathered as part of the investigation were sent to the investigative authorities for a procedural decision.

"The foreign citizen arrived in the investigative unit and filed a statement asking to stop the inspection," added Yury Titov, the spokesperson for the Moscow Ministry of Internal Affairs.

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