Angel Cabrera extradited to Argentina to face trial on assault costs

BUENOS AIRES – Argentine golfer Angel Cabrera was extradited from Brazil to his homeland on Tuesday to face trial for assaulting three former companions.

Cabrera, who gained each the Masters and the US Open, has been in jail since January when Brazilian federal police arrested him with an Interpol arrest warrant.

Cabrera, 51, spent months on the run from an Argentine case involving private harm lawsuits from ex-girlfriend Cecilia Torres Mana. Her case has been reunited with that of ex-wife Silva Rivadero and ex-partner Micaela Escudero. They accuse Cabrera of assault, intimidation and hurt.

Argentinian tv stations confirmed how the golfer was handed over to the native authorities within the border city of Puerto Iguazu, 1200 kilometers north of Buenos Aires. He will likely be transported to his residence in Cordoba on Wednesday to face the trial, which is anticipated to start in July.

Cabrera’s legal professional Carlos Hairabedian downplayed the allegations.

“The allegations are from a very long time in the past,” he informed the Argentine Information to Todo Noticias.

In a latest interview, Torres Mana mentioned Cabrera is in management.

“We’ve to cease him so he’ll depart us alone. He thinks that you’re his for the remainder of your life and that it’s a must to endure the assaults and the fixed humiliation,” she mentioned.

The golfer traveled to the USA in July 2020 with out asking for permission, as requested on account of the investigation. The Cordoba public prosecutor then issued a world arrest warrant. Cabrera then got here to Brazil, the place he was arrested.

Cabrera is probably the most completed golfer in South America. He gained the US Open in Oakmont in 2007 in a single fell swoop over Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk. He gained the Masters in a playoff in 2009 and misplaced in a 2013 Masters playoff to Adam Scott.

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