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Busy night at the courthouse

Mogi Bayat arrives at the courthouse in Tongeren.

Leko, who last season Club Brugge to the national championship, led was on Wednesday when a large-scale action of justice arrested and had to the night in a cell spend. After interrogation he was Thursday released. According to his lawyer is Leko mentioned in a dossier on money laundering. It would involve a payment in the past and that tax should be checked.

Siljanoski is the ninth person remains attached after the completion of the interrogation of all 22 subjects. In the courthouse in Tongeren, it was the whole night a coming and going of the suspects and lawyers. An additional (third) magistrate had to take for the legal aanhoudingstermijn of 48 hours, all pending cases to deal with.

The main characters Mogi Bayat and Dejan Veljkovic (both activity of players ‘ agent) are held, as well as Karim Mejjati (also estate agent) and referee Bart Vertenten. Financial director Thierry Steemans and co-owner Olivier Somers of KV Mechelen were allowed neither to go home. Also, ex-lawyer, Laurent Denis and the wife of Veljkovic are in custody taken. The arrested suspects are probably to Tuesday for the court to appear.

The nine persons are suspected of various crimes. Bayat would be especially in transfers of players have cheated. Veljkovic would, in consultation with the two members of KV Mechelen and/or through other relationships, the outcome of duels have been affected. Arbitrator Vertenten would have been involved. Goalkeeper Davy Roef (Waasland-Beveren) if after a hearing over possible matchfixing home.

The second suspect is an arbitrator, Sébastien Delferière, was subject to conditions released. He is Vertenten, with immediate effect, suspended by the Belgian football association. The royal belgian football association wants the duo never look back on the fields as arbitrator.

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