Monday, Feb 3rd 2020
Man caught ‘tampering’ with Rangers player Alfredo Morelos’s £150,000 Lamborghini was a ‘PI hired by star’s pregnant wife to fix GPS tracker’ – but she denies claim saying ‘show me the evidence’
Striker Alfredo Morelos saw a man ‘tampering’ with his £150,000 Lamborghini He chased the man who later handed himself into police to explain his actions The private investigator claimed he had been hired by Morelos’ wife Yesenia Police said the man, 29, was arrested on suspicion of breach of the peace
By Annie Butterworth For The Scottish Daily Mail and Darren Boyle for MailOnline
The wife of Rangers footballer Alfredo Morelos has denied asking a private investigator to fit a tracker to her husband’s Lamoborghini.
Yesenia Morelos wrote on social media that she had not employed the man to fit a tracker to her husband’s £150,000 car.
Police were called after a man was seen ‘tampering’ with the Colombian striker’s car leading to fears somebody had interfered with the high-performance car’s braking system.
Yesenia Morelos, has denied claims that she employed a private investigator to fit a tracker to her husband’s £150,000 Lamborghini Morelos saw a man beside his car, and gave chase. The 23-year-old Rangers striker was afraid someone was interfering with the braking system of his car
A private detective later went to police and said he had been employed by Mrs Morelos to fit a tracker to her husband’s car Morelos chased the man who later handed himself into police to explain what he was doing.
The 29-year-old man told police he had been employed by the striker’s wife Yesenia Morelos, a claim which she denies.
Morelos, 23, is said to have chased the man on foot as he fled the scene. The investigator was interviewed by officers in the presence of a solicitor advocate and charged with breach of the peace, the Sunday Mail reported.
It is understood prosecutors are looking into whether the private eye has breached the star’s privacy by trying to attach a GPS device to the vehicle. Police Scotland have since removed the car, which cost around £150,000.
According to The Sun, Mrs Morelos, who is heavily pregnant with the couple’s first child, has denied allowing access to her husband’s car in a series of social media posts written in Spanish.
A source told the Sunday Mail: ‘He [the investigator] was worried about the things being said between fans online, particularly the idea that someone was attempting to harm Morelos by cutting his brakes.
‘After taking legal advice, he thought the best thing to do was hand himself in to police and give his side of the story.
‘He has told officers he is a professional investigator who was hired by Morelos’s wife. The police thanked him for coming in and taking this responsible step.’
The man served in the Armed Forces and performed a specialist reconnaissance role within the Army. Mrs Morelos is pregnant with the couple’s first child.
Morelos’ car was later taken away on a low loader so it could be fully checked out to determine whether it had suffered any damage.