FIFA Partner Executive Flees Ticket Sales Arrest: Police

Updated: 11 July 2014 16:16 IST

Raymond Whelan, a British director of FIFA partner company Match Services, fled the luxurious Copacabana Palace Hotel after a judge ordered him and 10 other suspects to be held in detention, the Rio prosecutor's office said.

FIFA Partner Executive Flees Ticket Sales Arrest: Police
In this file picture, a football fan shows tickets he bought for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 after picking them up at a designated ticketing pick-up centre at Botafogo's club in Rio de Janeiro. © AFP

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Topics : FIFA World Cup 2014 Football
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