They claimed to be his “friends”. This Saturday, several relatives of Paul Pogba were indicted and imprisoned. Including his brother Mathias, for “gang extortion and organized participation in a criminal association with a view to preparing a crime”. The other four people were detained for “extortion with a weapon in an organized gang, – arrest, kidnapping, sequestration or arbitrary act in an organized gang, to prepare or facilitate the commission of a crime or an offense, followed by a voluntary release before the 7th day – participation in a criminal association with a view to the preparation of a crime”. Mathias Pogba as well as three others detained, were placed in pre-trial detention by the judge of freedoms and detention.