the footballer’s brother, Mathias Pogba, was arrested along with four other people

the footballer’s brother, Mathias Pogba, was arrested along with four other people

the footballer’s brother, Mathias Pogba, was arrested along with four other people

Since the beginning of August, an investigation has been opened in France for “extortion attempts in an organized gang” on Paul Pogba. The 2018 world champion said he was the victim of threats and attempted extortion during various hearings.

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Mathias Pogba, brother of French footballer Paul Pogba, was taken into police custody on Wednesday 14 September, franceinfo learned from a source familiar with the matter, confirming information from the newspaper. The world. He showed up “at the investigative service” early in the afternoon, says this source. Four other people were also arrested in this case between Tuesday and Wednesday.

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According to our information, Mathias Pogba was arrested for “kidnapping”, “conspiracy to commit a crime” and “organized extortion”. Reached by franceinfo, Mathias Pogba’s lawyer, Me Yassine Bouzrou, indicates that his client “firmly denies any participation in the acts of kidnapping and extortion with arms, of which his brother Paul Pogba would have been the victim”.

Since the beginning of August, an investigation has been opened in France for “extortion attempts in an organized gang” on Paul Pogba. During various hearings, the 2018 world champion said he was the victim of threats and attempted extortion.

Paul Pogba in particular was able to confide to the investigators of the Central Office for the Fight against Organized Crime that he was trapped by childhood friends and by two hooded men armed with assault rifles. According to him, the gang would have asked him for 13 million euros and since then he has intimidated him several times, at the Juventus Turin training center, where he told the police that he recognized his brother Mathias Pogba with the suspects.

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