CBI FILES A CHARGESHEET AGAINST THEN PRESIDENT OF J&K CRICKET ASSOCIATION AND THREE OTHERS

Press Release
New Delhi, 16.07.2018

The Central Bureau of Investigation has today filed a chargesheet in the Court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Srinagar (J&K) under section 120B r/w 406 & 409 of RPC against then President, Jammu & Kashmir Cricket Association(JKCA); then General Secretary, JKCA; then Treasurer, JKCA and then Senior Executive, J&K Bank, Srinagar.

CBI had registered the case on 21.09.2015 in compliance of the orders dated 03.09.2015 of the Hon'ble High Court of Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar in PIL No.08/2014 transferring the investigation of case Crime No.27/2012 dated 10.03.2012 earlier registered u/s 120-B, 406 & 409 of RPC at Police Station, Ram Munshi Bagh, Srinagar(J&K) to CBI. Accordingly, CBI took over the investigation of the case from State Police. It was alleged that BCCI had given Rs.112 crore(approx) to Jammu & Kashmir Cricket Association from the year 2002 to 2011 as grant for the promotion of game of cricket in the State of J&K, out of which Rs.43.69 crore(approx) was siphoned off and misappropriated by the accused persons. It was further alleged that during this period, then President of Jammu & Kashmir Cricket Association had connived with the Treasurer of JKCA & others in undue siphoning off the funds and its misappropriation.

After thorough investigation, a chargesheet was filed.

The public is reminded that the above findings are based on the investigation done by CBI and evidence collected by it. Under the Indian Law, the accused are presumed to be innocent till their guilt is finally established after a fair trial.



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