One of the stars of the Persija club in Jakarta, Marco Simic seems to have to deal with the law. He had to undergo a trial related to the case of female abuse he committed on his flight to Australia. His departure to Australia to undergo a match against the Newcastle Jets in the Asian Champions League qualifiers.
According to alerts ftbl.com.au, Simic will stay in Australia until the next trial, which will be on April 9. Simic was also asked to submit his passport to the Australian court.
Persija will face the Jets at the McDonald’s Jones Stadium this afternoon in the knockout stages of the Asian Champions League Group qualifying. Unfortunately he was arrested on Sunday by the Australian Federal Police at Sydney Airport.
At present the police are investigating the allegations filed with Simic. According to the report, Simic was accused of touching a woman indecently, Simic is currently undergoing a trial accused of common assult of act of indecency, aka accusation of indecent acts. If Simic is proven to do this, Simic is threatened with imprisonment.
Simic himself was accompanied by representatives from the Indonesian Embassy. He was given a parole guarantee, meaning Simic could still help his team when dealing with the Newcastle Jets along with his club Persija.
For additional information, Simic has played in six different clubs in Southeast Asia. In the past 10 years, Simic has played for 14 clubs, including Latvian clubs, Poland and also Hungary.