Switzerland: Favourable court ruling for Al Khelaifi in Swiss corruption probe

Nasser Al Khelaifi, head of international pay-television giant beIN Media Group, has received a boost as he seeks to clear his name in a corruption investigation in Switzerland with the country’s federal court having rejected a prosecution case against the Qatari executive, said a statement.

Last month, Al Khelaifi, who is also the president of French soccer giants Paris Saint-Germain, was cleared of bribery in a probe that also involves Jérôme Valcke, the disgraced former secretary general of FIFA, and a third unnamed accused, and relates to payments alleged to have been made for media rights for major tournaments.

However, a secondary charge of inciting Valcke to commit aggravated criminal mismanagement was maintained.

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