PCB suspends Mohammad Nawaz for two months

PCB suspends Mohammad Nawaz for two months

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Lahore, May 17 (IBNS): In a major decision, the Pakistan Cricket Board has suspended cricketer Mohammad Nawaz for two months in connection with the investigation with the the spot-fixing scandal.

"In furtherance to the PCB’s investigation into violations of the PCB’s Anti-Corruption Code for Participants 2015 (“the Code”), Mohammad Nawaz, Cricketer, was issued a Notice of Charge by the PCB Vigilance and Security Department on 12th May 2017 wherein he was charged with a single violation of Article 2.4.4 of the Code. It was alleged that Nawaz had, on one occasion, failed to disclose to the PCB Vigilance and Security Department (without unnecessary delay) full details of the approaches and invitations received by him to engage in Corrupt Conduct," read a statement issued by the Pakistan Cricket Board.

"On 15th May 2017 Nawaz approached the PCB to initiate proceedings under Article 5.1.12 of the PCB Code and requested for “Agreed Sanction” a meeting to hold discussions," read the statement.

"Resultantly, PCB required Nawaz to submit a written statement explaining his version of events; his response to the Notice of Charge; and any mitigating factors that he would like the PCB to consider, and thereafter appear before the PCB Vigilance and Security Department to answer their queries," it said.

The Board further said: "Nawaz submitted his written statement admitting the charges leveled against him by PCB and appeared for subsequent meetings with PCB on 16th May 2017 to properly explain his case."

PCB suspends Mohammad Nawaz for two months

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