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Irfan Ansari charged under ICC anti-corruption code

Last Modified Thursday, 10 May 2018 (15:59 IST)
Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged cricket organiser and former employee of Sharjah cricket stadium with three counts of breaching the Anti-Corruption Code and has been provisionally suspended with immediate effect.
Mr Ansari is party to the code through his position as a person who is affiliated to a team that participates in International Matches and the Coach of the One Stop Tourism and Multiplex international teams who participate in domestic matches in the UAE, an ICC media statement today said.
 
He has been provisionally suspended with immediate effect and has been charged with the following three offences under the Code:
 
Article 2.3.3 - directly soliciting, inducing, enticing or encouraging a participant to breach Code Article 2.3.2
 
Article 2.4.6 - failure or refusal to cooperate with the ACU's investigation by failing to provide accurately and completely the information and / or documentation requested by the ACU in October 2017.
 
Article 2.4.6 - failure or refusal to cooperate with the ACU's investigation by failing to provide accurately and completely the information and / or documentation requested by the ACU in February 2018.
 
Mr Ansari has given 14 days from to respond to the charges. The ICC will not make any further comment in respect of these charges at this stage.(UNI)
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