The young woman who denounced the Boca Juniors footballer Sebastian Villa of having sexually abused her and of having tried to hang her while subduing her in a house in a private neighborhood in the Buenos Aires town of Canning was summoned for this Monday by the prosecutor of the case to ratify the accusationaccording to judicial sources reported this Saturday.
Meanwhile, according to information from the Télam news agency, the prosecutor in the case requested a ban on approaching the complainant and her family group and a restriction to leave the country that would prevent the Colombian soccer player from participating in the game that Boca must play in Colombia against Deportivo Cali for the Copa Libertadores, on Thursday, May 26.
The young woman must ratify the accusation this Monday after the brief presented yesterday in which she reported that the event occurred on June 26, 2021 and that as a consequence of the attack she had to be assisted at the Penna Hospital in Buenos Aires.
The lawyer Roberto Castillo, who represents the young woman, assured that the victim -whose identity is being preserved- is “totally broken”who is “very afraid” after denouncing “a public figure” and that the prosecution involved in the case will have to analyze whether it is necessary stop the Boca player “because of his background and to protect that he can be prosecuted.”
“She is a person who is totally broken, a girl who had a hard time getting information from her that helped us to make the complaint, and who is also shaken by the fear she has of denouncing a public figure,” said the lawyer, who had asked “a security measure (for your assistance) for the purposes of protect their physical integrity“.
The complaint against Villa
Sebastián Villa in an old photo from his Instagram.
According to the new complaint against Villa, to which Télam had access, the episode occurred in the house that the Colombian soccer player owns in the “Venado II” neighborhood of the town of Canning, in the southern area of the Buenos Aires suburbs, hours after having participated in a barbecue attended by other players from the Boca squad.
The young woman explained that she met Villa at the beginning of 2020, when the soccer player was still in a relationship with Daniela Cortés, and considered him as a person “extremely violent and aggressive”.
Regarding the night of the alleged abuse, on June 26, 2021, the victim said that the soccer player had drunk a lot of alcohol, “more than a bottle of whiskey”, and that he reproached him for, while they participated in the barbecue at the house of a teammate in Ezeiza, “I had looked” at other footballers.
After having a strong discussion, Villa and the young woman left the place and went to the soccer player’s house together with a Villa security employee nicknamed “Vikingo” and a friend named Félix Benítez.
“At that moment, what was the worst situation of my life began,” says the victim in her complaint, in which she recounts that after being mistreated and beaten by Villa, she wanted to leave and, faced with this situation, the Boca striker he pulled down his pants, he threw her on a bed and raped her.
Villa with the Boca shirt for the Copa Libertadores. EFE / Bruna Prado
After the abuse, the young woman called a friend and, in a rental car from the Uber platform, she went to her house in the City of Buenos Aires, where she bathed, put her clothes to wash and cut “her hair well”. short product of shock“.
The young woman said that she has recorded the conversations in which the Colombian soccer player, through his friend Benítez, offers him $5,000 to forget “everything that happened”.
This is the second complaint received by the footballer, since He is awaiting the oral trial in the case that investigates him for gender violence against his ex-partner Daniela CortésColombian, who in April 2020 denounced him after being threatened and beaten, according to what she said.