CBI to probe Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association fund scam

Srinagar, Sep 3: The Jammu and Kashmir high court on Thursday ordered a CBI probe into the multi-crore cricket fund scam allegedly involving some office bearers of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA), including former chief minister Farooq Abdullah.

The JKCA fund scam hit headlines in March 2012 after reports surfaced that said crores of rupees intended for promotion of the sport in the state was diverted to different accounts by JKCA office bearers with mala fide intention.

Farooq Abdullah to be probed in JKCA fund scam

In May this year, JKCA president Abdullah was issued a notice from the high court after PIL was filed by former state Ranji Trophy player Majid Yaqoob Dar and club cricketer Nisar Ahmad Khan.


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