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PCB refers Umar Akmal matter to Disciplinary Panel Chairman

Umar Akmal’s case will go on to the Chairman of the Disciplinary Panel after he determined towards requesting a listening to earlier than the Anti-Corruption Tribunal.

Umar Akmal. (Reuters Photo)

Umar Akmal. (Reuters Photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Akmal was suspended on February 20 and couldn’t participate within the Pakistan Super League
  • The Pakistan Cricket Board has referred Umar Akmal’s case to the disciplinary panel
  • Akmal had been charged for failing to confide in the PCB Vigilance and Security Department

After figuring out that Umar Akmal has not requested for a listening to earlier than the Anti-Corruption Tribunal, the Pakistan Cricket Board has referred the matter to the Chairman of the Disciplinary Panel Justice (retired) Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan, former Lahore High Court Judge, the PCB mentioned on Thursday.

The PCB made the willpower after inspecting the contents of Akmal’s reply by which no written request for a listening to earlier than the Anti-Corruption Tribunal had been made for the needs of contesting legal responsibility or degree of sanction or each as per Article 4.6.6 of the PCB Anti-Corruption Code.

In accordance with Article 4.8.1 of the Code, the Chairman of the Disciplinary Panel, shall now difficulty a public resolution confirming the offences below the Code specified within the Notice of Charge and imposing relevant sanctions.

The affirmation of the offences will probably be adopted by levying relevant sanctions, which in Akmal’s case vary from a six-month suspension to a life ban.

“Until the Chairman of the Disciplinary Panel has announced his decision, the PCB will not comment on the matter,” reads a PCB launch.

Akmal had been provisionally suspended on February 20 and was issued the discover of cost on March 17. The PCB formally charged Akmal with two breaches of its anti-corruption code for 2 unrelated incidents on March 20.

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