The Pakistan Cricket Board has handed over the middle-order batsman’s case to the Chairman Dispensary Panel after umar Akmal did not request a hearing before the Anti-Corruption Tribunal.
Umar Akmal, who was suspended before the start of the fifth season of the Pakistan Super League, was charged twice for violating the board’s anti-corruption code.
Umar Akmal was asked to respond within 14 days on the matter, on which the middle-order batsman also submitted a reply.
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Pakistan Cricket Board has referred the matter to Fazal Meran Chauhan, chairman of the Dispensary Court and former Lahore High Court judge, after Omar Akmal did not request a hearing before the Anti-Corruption Tribunal.
According to a statement issued by the PCB, the board made this decision after reviewing all the contents of Umar Akmal’s reply in which the PCB did not make a written request for hearing before the Anti-Corruption Tribunal under the Anti-Corruption Code. Gone.
Under Article 4.8.1 of the Code, the Chairman Disciplinary Panel will now issue a notice of restriction confirming the specific offenses in the Notice of Charge.
The PCB will not comment on the matter until a decision by the Chairman Dispensary Panel.
It is to be noted that the PCB Vigilance and Security Department is not to be informed (without any unnecessary delay) of any person offering corruption.
Article 4.8.1 does not require a hearing in the Anti-Corruption Tribunal in these circumstances, but instead the Chairman of the Dispensary Panel will issue a public verdict after reviewing the notice of charge in which the offense will be affirmed.
Prior to the issuance of this decision, the Chairman Dispensary Panel will issue written notices to the National Cricket Federation, the concerned party, the PCB’s Vigilance and Security Department and the ICC.
Under Article 6.2, a conviction for a violation of Article 2.4.4 may be punishable by up to 2 months of imprisonment.
Umar Akmal was supposed to represent Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League but his suspension was banned from participating in all cricket matches, including his league.
It should be remembered that this is not the first time that the PCB has issued a show cause notice to Omar Akmal for violating the Code of Conduct.
A few days before the suspension, Umar Akmal was also in contention at the National Cricket Academy and his brother Kamran Akmal was also present on the occasion.
Omar Akmal and his brother were summoned to the National Cricket Academy for a fitness test where reports said they had abused the staff.
According to reports, Umar Akmal was out of control during the test and misbehaved with the staff, which led to the ban on his participation in the next domestic tournament.
However, after the incident, the Pakistan Cricket Board described the controversy between the national team batsman Omar Akmal and the staff of the National Cricket Academy, saying that the incident was caused by ‘misunderstanding’