Fifa corruption inquiries: Officials arrested in Zurich

May 27,2015

Two criminal investigations into corruption at football’s world governing body Fifa are under way, with seven top officials arrested in Zurich.

The seven are among 14 indicted on corruption charges in a US inquiry, the US Department of Justice said.

The second criminal case was launched by Swiss prosecutors into the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, to be held in Russia and Qatar respectively.

But Fifa says it plans to go ahead with an election for president as planned.

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