The brother of French worldwide midfielder Paul Pogba was put behind bars on Saturday on costs of armed extortion.
Mathias Pogba, a Guinean skilled footballer, allegedly works for a prison organisation.
Prosecutors say he demanded €13 million from the previous Manchester United star and likewise intimidated his twin brother Florentin, who defends for the Indian Tremendous League Membership, ATK Mohun Bagan.
4 different males are additionally concerned on this tangled affair, allegedly demanding the cash from Paul in alternate for cover.
Three of them have additionally ended up in jail, whereas the fourth has not but appeared earlier than the choose.
All have denied the costs of kidnapping and blackmail, however they’ve acknowledged having pressured the footballer.
In addition they declare to endure coercion, threats and violent assaults by different unidentified teams.
Two of these accused, recognized because the Okay. brothers, have been attacked and one among them was shot within the hand final August.
Paul Pogba had filed complaints for extortion in each Italy and France since final March, when he was intimidated in an house in Roissy-en-Brie, on the outskirts of Paris.
In accordance with prosecutors, two hooded males, armed with rifles, demanded 13 million from Paul.
For months, this group allegedly pressured and harassed the French worldwide.
An investigation into the claims final month revealed that Paul has already paid €100,000 to the group.
Mathias determined to go public with an odd video on the finish of August when he spoke of “stunning revelations” about his brother and about Kylian Mbappé. In regards to the PSG participant, Mathias stated that his brother had employed a sorcerer to solid an evil eye on him, an allegation that was denied by the Juventus midfielder.
A choose will now decide whether or not to grant bail to the supposed blackmailer and three different accomplices.