• search

BCCI files FIR against Dalmiya in PILCOM case

Written by: Staff
|

Mumbai, Mar 16 (UNI) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has launched another broadside against its former president Jagmohan Dalmiya by filing an FIR at a city police station for misappropriation of funds during the 1996 World Cup.

BCCI secretary Niranjan Shah personally went to the Marine Drive police station to file the First Information Report (FIR) late this afternoon.

Besides Dalmiya, there are three others--Jyoti Bajpai (former treasurer BCCI), S K Nair (former secretary) and Kishore Rungta (former senior Board member), whose names are also included in the FIR.

DCP Nawal Bajaj confirmed to UNI on the filing of the FIR and said that proper legal procedure would be taken following this development.

The new BCCI regime, headed by Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, had recently accused Dalmiya of swindling BCCI money during the 1996 World Cup and had also pointed out certain irregularities in the PILCOM account.

The PILCOM (Pakistan-India-Lanka Committee) was formed to conduct the 1996 World Cup, which was held in the sub-continent.

UNI ST/GS SSS PG KP2329

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more