Mathias Pogba, the brother of Paul Pogba, can be indicted for extortion – rts.ch
Paul Pogba’s older brother, Mathias Pogba, and 4 males are offered on Saturday to an analyzing Justice of the Peace “with a view to their indictment” as a part of the investigation into the extortion of funds denounced by the star of the Blues
Mathias Pogba, 32, who surrendered himself to investigators on Wednesday, admitted being behind the video threatening Paul Pogba launched on August 27.
The opposite 4 suspects, kin of the Pogba brothers aged 27 to 36, had been in police custody since Tuesday and Wednesday on the premises of the Central Workplace for the Combat in opposition to Organized Crime (Oclco). All are kin of the Pogba brothers.
Within the enigmatic video of Mathias Pogba, who had dropped at mild the extortions of which Paul Pogba claims to be a sufferer, the eldest promised “revelations” about his youthful brother. The Juventus participant had filed a criticism with the Turin (Italy) public prosecutor’s workplace on July 16, alleging extortion amounting to 13 million euros between March and July 2022.
Extortion between associates
Star of the France group, Paul Pogba stated throughout his first listening to earlier than the investigators that he was trapped by childhood associates and two hooded males, armed with assault rifles, accusing him of not having helped them financially. . He says he paid 100,000 euros.
The 29-year-old midfielder, nicknamed the “Pickaxe”, then claimed to have acknowledged his older brother Mathias among the many suspects. Nevertheless, he had estimated, throughout one other listening to, that Mathias was “underneath strain” from individuals desirous to extract cash from him.
The Paris prosecutor’s workplace opened a preliminary investigation after which a judicial investigation on September 2 for, specifically, extortion with a weapon, kidnapping or kidnapping in an organized gang and participation in a prison affiliation.
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Data mentioned within the 10 a.m. hourly bulletin on La Première.
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