Mumbai cricketer Hiken Shah moves HC against suspension by BCCI

PTI
Published Aug 11, 2015, 12:41 am IST
Updated Mar 28, 2019, 6:12 am IST
The petition claims that he was not given a hearing before the order was passed

Mumbai: Mumbai cricketer Hiken Shah has approached the Bombay High Court against his suspension by BCCI for allegedly flouting its anti-corruption code.

The cricket body suspended Shah, a batsman who was a part of the Mumbai Ranji squad, on July 13 after he was found guilty of making a ‘corrupt approach’ to a team-mate who was also a member of the Rajasthan Royals IPL franchise.

 

According to BCCI's version, the franchise informed the cricket body about the incident and BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya asked its anti-corruption unit to conduct an inquiry.

The inquiry commissioner found Shah guilty of ‘breaching’ its anti-corruptiion code, it said.

Shah has moved the HC through his lawyer, advocate Som Sinha. The petition claims that he was not given a hearing before the order was passed and it should be set aside. The division bench of Justices VM Kanade and BP Colabawalla has directed the BCCI to file its reply. The next hearing would be on August 12.

 

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