Srinagar: The multi-crore scam in the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association is getting murkier. The whistleblower of the scam has claimed that he has been receiving threats. "I am getting threats clearly by people who have been beneficiaries of the scam. I have also detected huge siphoning of money by the officials," whistleblower Manzoor Wazir said.
This came even as an internal panel began its investigations in the case. Meanwhile, CNN-IBN has accessed more bank documents that clearly establish how money obtained from the BCCI was being siphoned off, in violation of bank norms.
The documents show that officials close to JKCA President Farooq Abdullah withdrew money by converting BCCI funds into cash certificates before misappropriating it.
CNN-IBN had earlier accessed documents that revealed how bogus accounts were opened to siphon off funds from the BCCI. Rough estimates suggest that the Indian cricket board had sent over Rs 30 crore in two years for promotions to the state association....more
08:39 AM, Apr 18, 2012
New Delhi: An application filed by the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Club in the state High Court has asked for a CBI probe into the multi-crore cricket scam as well as an investigation for the registration of the FIR. The court has invited the accused party to respond. The club has named Chairman JKCA Muhammad Aslam Goni, former Chief Executive Officer JKCA Saleem Khan, former Secretary General JKCA Ashan Ahmed...
08:45 AM, Apr 03, 2012