PCB Anti Corruption Tribunal in action, evidences to stay secret

PCB Anti Corruption Tribunal in action, evidences to stay secret

LAHORE (APP)- The three members of the Anti-Corruption Tribunal tasked with adjudicating the spot-fixing matter will meet here on March 14 to hold its preliminary hearing.

The tribunal comprising Justice (Retd) Asghar Haider (Chairman), Lt General (R) Tauqir Zia (Member), Former Test player and Team Manager Wasim Bari (Member) has already issued notices to players duo of Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif allegedly involved in spot fixing during Pakistan Super League in Dubai last month.

The Tribunal was constituted after the two delinquent players, Khalid Latif and Sharjeel Khan , formally informed the PCB that they seek to contest charges levelled against them, said a spokesman of the PCB , here on Tuesday.

As per the prescribed procedure the Tribunal will hold the preliminary hearing where as mandated by the Code timeline of future dates of hearing will be decided, he added

" Moreover, at the preliminary hearing the Tribunal in consultation with legal representatives of the PCB and players will decide when the PCB is to submit an opening brief detailing the claims against the two players along with the evidence to be relied on; the date by which the players must respond/reply to the PCB 's opening brief; and the date of the final full hearing", he said

It is important to reiterate that the PCB Anti-Corruption Unit or Legal Department cannot make public any evidence or material as under the Code the proceedings are confidential, said the spokesman.

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