PCB charge Shahzaib Hasan with breach of Anti-Corruption Code

Published: April 21, 2017
Photo: AFP

Photo: AFP

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Anti-Corruption Tribunal, on Friday, charged batsman Shahzaib Hasan for failing to comply with the PCB’s Anti-Corruption Code during the recently concluded Pakistan Super League (PSL).

The Anti-Corruption Tribunal held its preliminary hearing today at the National Cricket Academy, Lahore and charged Shahzaib with breaches of Articles 2.1.4; 2.4.4; and 2.4.5 of the PCB Anti-Corruption Code for Participants 2015.

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The Tribunal in consultation with both parties agreed upon the procedure and timelines to be adopted under the Anti-Corruption Code.

The PCB shall submit its opening brief detailing its claims along with the evidence to be relied on 4th May 2017.

Shahzaib shall be provided an opportunity to respond by May 18, 2017 and PCB may, at its discretion, file a rebuttal by May 25, 2017.

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The final hearing shall commence from June 1, 2017 on a day-to-day basis.

Since under the PCB’s Anti-Corruption Code, the proceedings are required to be kept confidential, no further comments will be made by any party on the merits of the case.

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