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Angel Cabrera extradited to Argentina to stand trial

Angel Cabrera of Argentina

Angel Cabrera, a two-time main champion,was arrested in January in Brazil on numerous assault and theft fees. (Rey Del Rio/Getty Images)

Former PGA Tour golfer Angel Cabrera was extradited from Brazil to Argentina on Tuesday so he can stand trial on , .

Cabrera was arrested in Brazil in January on 5 years value of fees, together with assault, theft, unlawful intimidation and repeated disrespect to authorities. Cabrera’s ex-wife, Silva Rivadero, allegedly filed a number of fees in opposition to him in January, and a former associate of his stated that Cabrera punched her, threatened her and tried to run her over together with his automotive in 2016.

The two-time main champion and on the run earlier than he was arrested. He was handed over to Argentinian authorities in Puerto Iguazu, which sits on the Brazilian border about 1,300 kilometers north of Buenos Aires, per the report. His trial is ready for subsequent month.

“The accusations come from long ago,” Cabrera’s lawyer informed TV Todo Noticias, , “and he was not in jail because the facts attributed to him are insignificant. They are light injuries.”

Cabrera has received thrice on the PGA Tour, most just lately on the Greenbrier Classic in 2014. He received the 2009 Masters in a playoff over Kenny Perry and Chad Campbell, and the U.S. Open in 2007 with a one-shot win over Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk. He has 41 worldwide victories to his title, too.

He final competed on the Pure Insurance Championship on the PGA Tour Champions in September, however he withdrew midway by way of the event.

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