Monday, June 24, 2024
HomeWorldBelgian police have arrested Eva Kayley, Vice President of the European Parliament,...

Belgian police have arrested Eva Kayley, Vice President of the European Parliament, in a corruption investigation

Date:

Related stories

A common household cleaning product has been found to release trillions of microplastic fibers

Research reveals that melamine sponges, commonly used for cleaning,...

Big Elden Ring Iris of Grace and Iris of Occultation Guide

An item that decides the fate of two NPCs!If...

Houthi rebels reject deal with Putin

Home pagePoliticsto stand: June 23, 2024, 10:02 pmAir: Laura...

On Friday (December 9), the Belgian police arrested the Greek socialist leader and one of the vice-presidents of the European Parliament, Eva Kayli, in Brussels, sources told AFP, citing sources. The arrest took place in connection with a corruption investigation involving Qatar, which hosts the FIFA World Cup. Kylie’s arrest followed the arrest of four others.

And Agence France-Presse reported, quoting sources, that Kylie, who is an accomplice of one of the four people arrested earlier, was detained for questioning by the police.

The Belgian federal prosecutor announced earlier arrests after €600,000 in cash was discovered when police raided 16 addresses in the capital, Brussels.

The prosecution did not specify the identities of the suspects or the name of the country concerned, saying only that it was a “Gulf” country.

“Four people have been arrested for questioning and may appear before the investigating judge,” the prosecution said.

Among those questioned was a former member of the European Parliament.

The Belgian media, Le Soir amd Knack, said that the arrested former MEP is Italian socialist and former MEP Pier Antonio Panzieri.

And Agence France-Presse said that sources close to the case confirmed press reports that it focused on suspicious Qatari attempts to bribe an Italian socialist who was a member of the European Parliament from 2004 to 2019.

(with input from agencies)

You can now write for wionews.com and be part of the community. Share your stories and opinions with us over here.

See also  Australia fines air travelers $2,000 for carrying unauthorized McMuffins
Aygen
Aygen
"Internet practitioner. Social media maven. Certified zombieaholic. Lifelong communicator."

Latest stories