Mathias Pogba has been charged and detained over an alleged plot to extort cash from his brother Paul, the France and Juventus midfielder.
4 different folks have additionally been positioned underneath formal investigation for extortion and legal affiliation, judicial sources advised information companies Reuters and Agence France-Presse.
Mathias Pogba’s lawyer, Yassine Bouzrou, mentioned his shopper is harmless.
He advised French broadcaster BFMTV: “We’re going to problem this resolution.”
Mathias Pogba, 32, has admitted he was behind a video that appeared on-line final month promising “revelations” concerning the 29-year-old Juventus midfielder.
French prosecutors opened a judicial investigation earlier this month after former Manchester United participant Paul mentioned he was the goal of extortion and threats from an organised gang.
He filed a criticism with Turin prosecutors on 16 July claiming he was the goal of a 13m euro (£11.29m) blackmail plot.
A World Cup winner with France in 2018, Pogba moved to Juventus on a free switch this summer season after leaving Manchester United.
Mathias Pogba can be an expert footballer who has been capped by Guinea and performed for golf equipment throughout Europe together with Crewe, Wrexham, Crawley and Partick Thistle.