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The International Cricket Council on Monday charged Bhatinda-based umpire Jatin Kashyap umpire for breaching its anti-corruption code following an investigation into “international matches in 2022”. The ICC didn’t specify on the incidents that led Kashyap to being charged as per its anti-corruption code. Kashyap has officiated in district degree matches in Punjab however will not be on the BCCI panel. Kashyap has been charged with “failing or refusing, without compelling justification, to co-operate with the Anti-Corruption Unit’s (ACU) investigation in relation to possible Corrupt Conduct under the Code…
“…together with (with out limitation) failing to offer precisely and fully any info and/or documentation requested by the ACU (whether or not as a part of a proper Demand pursuant to Article 4.3 or in any other case) as a part of such investigation.” The second breach relates to “obstructing or delaying the ACU’s investigation in relation to doable Corrupt Conduct underneath the Code…
“…including (without limitation) concealing, tampering with or destroying any documentation or other information that may be relevant to that investigation and/or that may be evidence of or may lead to the discovery of evidence of Corrupt Conduct under the Code,” learn an ICC assertion.
BCCI sources mentioned that the ICC had sought particulars in regards to the umpire from Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) in October final yr.
However, PCA secretary Dilsher Khanna mentioned the ICC expenses in opposition to Kashyap has nothing to do with the sport within the state.
“The charges have nothing to do with Punjab cricket. The release makes it clear that he has been charged following an investigation into international games,” Khanna instructed PTI The ICC has given Kashyap 14 days to answer the fees.
“In accordance with Code Article 4.6.6, Mr Kashyap has 14 days from 19 May to respond to the charges. The ICC will not make any further comment in respect of these charges at this stage,” the ICC added.
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