LAHORE (Dunya News) – Sharjeel Khan on Friday has been appeared before tribunal in spot-fixing scandal emerged during second edition of Pakistan Super league (PSL).
According to details, the initial hearing of the case is being carried out by Justice retired Asghar Haidar whereas former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Touqeer Zia and Waseem Bari are also the part of the tribunal.
Meanwhile, Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif have denied accusations leveled against them in charge sheet.
The authorities said that suspended Shahzaib Hassan, Mohammad Irfan and Nasir Jamshed would be dealt afterwards whereas Quetta Gladiators’ Umar Amin would also be summoned.
Earlier, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) had started investigating spot-fixing scandal despite opposition by the PCB executive committee chairman.
Najam Sethi said that PCB only requested FIA to authenticate the data that was recovered from phones of these players. Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan later took notice of this case himself and directed FIA to start interrogation, added Sethi.
On the other hand, PCB Chairman Shahryar Khan had said that both players will face punishment of minimum of ten years to lifetime ban if spot-fixing is proved.
He said that anti-corruption unit has solid evidences of these players corrupting the game, and the evidences were shown to them as well.