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Umar Akmal’s fate will be decided on April 27, notices issued

The case will be heard on April 27 to decide the future and fate of middle-order batsman Umar Akmal, in violation of the Anti-Corruption Code of Pakistan Cricket Board.

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.

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Umar Akmal did not request a hearing in the Anti-Corruption Tribunal after which the Cricket Board of Pakistan handed over the matter to the chairman of the Dispensary Committee.

Chairman Dispensary Panel Justice Retired Fazal Mehran Chauhan issued notices to Umar Akmal and the Pakistan Cricket Board for hearing of the case on April 27.

The case will be heard at National Cricket Academy Lahore and during this time all precautions and social distances will be strictly ensured.

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Article 4.4 of Anti-Corruption Code of PCB to Umar Akmal. A notice of charge was issued on 2 counts of violation.

The PCB will not comment further on the matter until the chairman of the distillery panel announces a public decision.

The PCB Vigilance and Security Department is not to be notified (without any unnecessary delay) of anyone offering corruption.

In these cases, the Anti-Corruption Tribunal will not require a hearing, but instead, the chairman of the Dispensary Panel will issue a public verdict after reviewing the notice of charge, which will confirm the crime.

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.

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Under Article 6.2, a conviction for violation of Article 2.4.4 may be punished up to a period of up to six months.

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.

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