&to=http://english.pravda.ru/fun/2002/02/08/26314.html' target=_blank>Pele's son was freed Saturday after six months in prison awaiting trial on drug-related charges.
Brazil's Supreme Court ordered Edson Cholbi Nascimen's release pending his trial, which hasn't been scheduled yet, after his lawyers filed a petition late Friday. He faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted.
A former professional soccer player known as Edinho, Nascimento was one of 50 people arrested on June 6 in a sting to dismantle a drug gang operating in and around the port of Santos, 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of Sao Paulo.
The decision to exclude Portugal, the country with one of the best records in managing Covid-19, is typical of a Government that has lost the plot