PSG President Nasser Al-Khelaifi Under Investigation for ‘Alleged Kidnap And Torture’ In Qatar | Football/Soccer



Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi is being investigated over allegations of ‘kidnap and torture’ in his homeland of Qatar.

Three French judges have been appointed to launch an investigation into the PSG chief over the ‘alleged kidnapping and torture’ of Franco-Algerian lobbyist Tayeb Benabderrahmane, experiences French outlet L’Equipe.

Benabderrahmane, 42, has claimed he was subjected to ‘kidnapping, confinement and torture’ carried out over a six month interval, allegedly in reference to being in possession of delicate paperwork.

Benabderrahmane is claimed to have been detained in Qatar from January 2020, some three months after settling within the nation to hold out the lobbying.

It’s then alleged that the 42-year-old was imprisoned and tortured, earlier than being positioned underneath home arrest. He claims to have been allowed to go away in November solely after signing a confidentiality settlement, which stipulated the non-disclosure of the ‘delicate’ nature of the paperwork in his possession.

It’s reported that these paperwork pertained to the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, in addition to the tv rights for the 2026 and 2030 editions of the event to BeIN Media.

The Qatar-based broadcasting company is headed by Al-Khelaifi, who was accused of creating a pact with former FIFA Normal Secretary Jerome Valcke earlier than being acquitted in October 2020.

“We’re very completely happy that the true file of this story is lastly investigated by the French justice,” Mr. Benabderrahmane’s attorneys, Maitres Romain Ruiz and Gabriel Vejnar, instructed AFP.

As reported by the Solar, Al-Khelaifi responded to the allegations with the next assertion: “You’re speaking about skilled criminals. They’ve modified their attorneys extra instances than they’ve modified their tales and their lies.

“It’s the final media manipulation. I’m simply amazed so many individuals have taken their lies and contradictions as credible – however that’s the media world we’re in right now. Justice will run its course – I don’t have time to speak about petty skilled criminals.”

It’s the second scandal to hit the Parisian membership in a matter of days, with full-back Achraf Hakimi accused of alleged ‘sexual assault’ on Monday.

Supply: Aim



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