CAF President Ahmad Ahmad has regained his freedom without charges on Friday, June 7, after being arrested by police on Thursday morning, June 6, in France.
According to reports, Africa’s football chief was arrested after he was accused of bribery, corruption and misappropriation of funds totaling $830,000 after he allegedly imported equipment through a French intermediary company known as Tactical Steel.
The report disclosed that the CAF president was expected to face the French’s anti-corruption agency’s Central Office for Combating Corruption and Financial and Tax Crimes (Ocliff).
However, the continent’s number one football chieft has now regained his freedom, according to a release in CAF’s official website.
“The President of the Confederation of African Football (Caf), questioned in Paris on June 6th by the Central Office for the Fight against Corruption and Financial and Fiscal Offences (Ocliff), was released from police custody without charges.