The Fifa process is suspended due to Coronavirus

The court hearing to allegations of fraud before the football world Cup in 2006, was suspended on Thursday afternoon after several postponements. The parties wi

The Fifa process is suspended due to Coronavirus

The court hearing to allegations of fraud before the football world Cup in 2006, was suspended on Thursday afternoon after several postponements. The parties will then be informed of the sequel, said the court Chairman. With the interruption of the process, a limitation of the allegations, and is getting closer.

Wolfgang Niersbach, one of four defendants in the fraud process, to the football world Cup in 2006, is affected according to his Swiss lawyer of a Corona case at his place of residence in Munich. At the school of Niersbachs fourteen year old step-son there is a suspected case. The Jewish Gymnasium in Munich is therefore up to 16. March has been closed.

Niersbach lives according to a Eileingabe his legal representative Bernhard Isenring to the Federal criminal court with his step-son under a roof and had, before yesterday, Tuesday, to contact him tight. Niersbachs life partner had been sent home from work.

Niersbach was yesterday, emerged Wednesday as the only of three German defendants, all of whom are of retirement age, to his trial in Bellinzona. Two co-accused had cited health problems and the Virus is as basic to the negotiation to stay away.

Created: 12.03.2020, 15:46 PM

Updated Date: 12 March 2020, 16:00

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