Merckx indicted in corruption case

Eddy Merckx has been indicted in a corruption case involving his bike company, Eddy Merckx Cycles, and the local police service of Anderlecht, a Belgian municipality. On Tuesday, La Dernière Heure revealed information according to which police commissaire Philippe Boucar was suspected to have informed Merckx about the purchase of 48 bicycles from a competitor of Merckx Cycles, as well as the prices paid. In return, Boucar is alleged to have bought a Merckx bike at an advantageous price.

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