The official spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation.
The English news agency further claims that he been taken to the premises of the Anti-Corruption Office of the Judicial Police (OCLCIFF).
"Following questioning, he was detained".
The decision to award Qatar the tournament was made back in 2010 but a string of controversies has since emerged with both former Federation Internationale de Football Association vice-president Platini and former president Sepp Blatter being arrested in 2015, as part of an investigation into corruption.Читайте также: Dead, Several Shot At Philadelphia Graduation Party
Many have questioned the decision, raising concerns not only over the vote but also over Qatar's human rights.
Former UEFA president Michel Platini has been arrested over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
UEFA President Michel Platini arrives at the Federation Internationale de Football Association headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland February 15, 2016. However, he changed his mind after a November 2010 meeting, hosted by then-President Nicolas Sarkozy at his official residence in Paris and Qatar's crown prince, now Emir, Tamin bin Hamad al-Thani. "Blatter does not defend anyone else, he never defended me".
That ban expired in March this year, but investigators leading the fight against corruption within football have arrested him as part of the case looking into how Qatar won the right to host the next World Cup.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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