CAF President, Ahmad Ahmad nabbed in France over corruption allegations

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Ahmad Ahmad (CAF President)
Ahmad Ahmad (CAF President)

Just about a year ago, Ghanaian investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas exposed former CAF Vice President and Capo of Ghana Football Association over corrupt practices which led to his dismissal and arrest. 

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And now, CAF President, Mr. Ahmad Ahmad has been arrested some hours ago in the Capital of France, Paris. He was arrested in Berri Hotel located in the Capital of France, Paris early Thursday morning around 8:30 am.

According to the reports, the 59-year-old Malagasy was captured in connection with a “Contract unilaterally broken by CAF with the German equipment manufacturer, Puma to engage with the company Technical Steel, based in La Seyne-Sur-Mer.”

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Mr. Ahmad is believed to have signed off a deal, which benefitted the company Technical Steel, with one of the company’s bosses said to have paid a total of €739 000 (R12,3 million) to the CAF president in order to get the deal sanctioned.

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