According to Agency reports, the CAF president was arrested on Thursday morning at a hotel in Paris, where he was staying to attend the FIFA Congress.
It’s unclear why the the Magdagalsy was taken away by police but the last few days have been very controversial for the African football body he is in charge of.
The decision to replay the final has not gone down well with Esperance followers and many across the continent included some top followers of Mr Ahmad.
It’s unclear whether his arrest is directly linked to the Esperance versus Wydad case but earlier this year there were issues of corruption and sexual harassment raised against the Football don especially by former CAF employees.
The next edition of the biggest football jamboree in the continent starts in 15 days in Egypt and will need the football supremo of their continent for a smooth football festival.