Blatter, Platini face corruption trial in Switzerland in June

Jakarta (ANTARA) – Former FIFA officers Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini will go on trial in Switzerland in June to face corruption prices over a $2 million fee made by world soccer’s governing physique to Platini.

Blatter and Platini denied any wrongdoing that Swiss prosecutors alleged in November.

Prosecutors accused former FIFA president Blatter of improperly arranging funds to Platini in 2011 for consulting work.

The 2 are suspected of fraud and a bunch of different prices amid what’s a part of the largest corruption scandal to rock FIFA.

Blatter, who led FIFA for 17 years, stepped down in 2015, adopted by Platini in 2016. Each have been handed six-year sanctions for moral violations.

The trial on the Swiss Federal Felony Courtroom is scheduled to run from June 8 to June 22, Reuters reported, citing the courtroom’s official web site.

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Reporter: Aditya Eko Sigit Wicaksono
Editor: Dadan Ramdani
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