It has been reporetd that world class footballer, Lionel Messi’s wayward brother was arrested for the second time in simply over three months final night time after a automotive crash in an Argentinian vacation resort.
Based on The Solar UK, Matias Messi, 35, was held after the driving force his automotive hit referred to as police to say he had been threatened with a weapon.
Javier Rivera, 24, stated the Barcelona’s star elder sibling fled the scene after taking the gun out of his automotive boot following a wrestle.
He additionally advised Argentinian media Matias intentionally broken his automobile earlier than driving off and being stopped by police after a crash.
Rivera’s lawyer backed up his model of the story.
Messi’s brother was being held at a police station in Pinamar on Sunday – close to the scene of the accident, a well known nightclub in Villa Gesell referred to as Pueblo Limite.
He’s anticipated to be hauled to courtroom on Sunday after his night time in custody.
Police say no gun was discovered within the Vary Rover Matias was driving, though native studies stated two hashish cigarettes had been discovered within the automobile.
The opposite driver advised native media Matias had change into aggressive after hitting his automotive from behind.
Mr Rivera, talking shortly after the accident, stated: “I parked as much as see why he had hit me and after I bought out noticed the opposite one that instantly started to insult me after which assaulted me and ripped my T-shirt.
“Then he started to threaten me and went again to his automotive and bought out a weapon.
“After the wrestle he returned to his automobile and tried to run me over.
“He escaped from the police twice earlier than he was caught.”
His lawyer Atilio Roncoroni, who reported Messi’s brother for aggravated felony threats, added: “My shopper was hit from behind as he was leaving Villa Gesell to go to Pinamar the place he works.
“He stated the opposite man was completely furious and commenced to insult him regardless of having been the one who had hit him from behind.
“He stated there was a wrestle and the opposite man advised him, ‘Don’t you recognize who I’m!’ earlier than going again to the automotive and getting out one thing from the boot.
“My shopper says he had a gun in his hand when he got here again, like one of many pistols the police use, and there was one other wrestle.
“Witnesses say they separated and the opposite man bought again in his automobile and tried to hit my shopper who was behind his automotive and dodged him.
“He bought a number of toes up the highway and turned again spherical once more and when he was about to hit my shopper’s automobile he swerved however broken the aspect of his automotive and left.”
Insisting Messi’s brother had solely been held half an hour later after a police chase, he stated: “I do know Matias Messi is within the police station and I don’t know what choice prosecutors will take however my shopper goes to report him for threats with a firearm and wounding.”
Native studies stated Matias had advised police he left the scene of the accident as a result of the opposite man had hit him and he feared for his security.
He’s understood to have a bruised proper cheek from the altercation that passed off after the accident and the opposite driver has been warned he might additionally face prosecution.