Fifa partner Ray Whelan 'flees arrest' in Rio
The head of Fifa partner Match Hospitality has fled to escape arrest in Rio over alleged illegal World Cup ticket sales, Brazilian police say.
Police chief Fabio Barucke said Ray Whelan was officially considered a fugitive from justice.
On Thursday, a judge accepted an indictment for Mr Whelan - who is British - and 11 others.
Ben Brown reports from Rio de Janeiro.
11 Jul 2014
- From the section Latin America & Caribbean