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Alleged Neymar rape: Lawyer launches impassioned defense of accuser

(CNN)The lawyer for the model Najila Trindade, who accused Brazilian footballer Neymar of rape and assault, defended his client in an interview with CNN, calling her a victim "who, until proven otherwise, has been raped." "Najila is a victim. [Is there] nothing more important in Brazil than Neymar?" lawyer Danilo Garcia de Andrade told CNN, adding that "if Neymar is innocent, let the police get it straightened out, but in a just, human, legal way."The soccer star denies the allegations that he raped and violently assaulted her in a Paris hotel room on May 15.On Friday, Trindade fainted and hit her head while being questioned by police in relation to the alleged incident, according to Garcia. He accused members of the press and the public ...
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