Pedrosa arrested over boat permit

Apr 04, 2012, 09:05 IST | AFP

Spanish motorcycling star Dani Pedrosa was arrested over holding a false boat license his lawyers announced on Monday.

The 26-year-old — a two-time 250cc world champion and also once in the 125cc category — was arrested and then later released on Saturday along with 20 others in Valencia the local justice authorities revealed. Pedrosa — who is awaiting the decision of the judge as to whether he will be charged or not — admitted to making a mistake. “I committed an error, in following bad advice,” he said in a statement released by his lawyers. 


Spanish MotoGP ace Dani Pedrosa

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