Serbian Striker Aleksandar Prijovic Sentenced to 3 Months at Home for Flouting Coronavirus Curfew

Aleksandar Prijovic (Photo Credits: Getty Images)

Belgrade, April 5: Serbian soccer player Aleksandar Prijovic has been sentenced to three months of home detention for flouting a curfew imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus.

The 29-year-old striker who plays for Saudi Arabian club Al-Ittihad pleaded guilty at a video link trial here on Saturday. Police had arrested Prijovic and 19 others for gathering at a hotel lobby bar in Belgrade on Friday and violating the country’s 5 pm to 5 am lockdown orders. Lionel Messi Best Goal Videos: Relish Top Strikes By The Barcelona Captain During Coronavirus Lockdown.

He is the second Serbian soccer player to be caught violating the stay-at-home orders after Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic flouted the state of emergency decree when he attended his girlfriend’s birthday party at a Belgrade cafe last month. Those who violate the restrictive measures could face up to three years in jail.

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