Mathias Pogba has been indicted and remanded in custody Saturday as part of the investigation for attempted extortion of which his brother Paul was allegedly the victim. The eldest of the siblings is accused of the counts of "extortion in an organized gang" and "participation in a criminal association with a view to preparing a crime".
Four other indictments
“We will challenge this decision”immediately reacted the lawyer of Mathias Pogba, Yassine Bouzrou, questioned on BFMTV, considering that his client "has not committed any criminal offence". Four other suspects aged 27 to 36 were also indicted and imprisoned in this case.