Former Pakistani pacer Shoaib Akhtar, who was accused of cyber stalking by the Pakistan Cricket Board’s authorized advisor, has been summoned by the Federal Investigation Agency’s cybercrime wing on Friday to file his assertion.
The accusation was made towards Akhtar by Taffazul Rizvi in a complaint filed with the FIA final week. No case has been registered until now towards the previous cricketer, who instructed an area TV channel that he’s but to obtain the FIA discover.
“We have examined Rizvi’s complaint against Akhtar in which the former said the latter committed the offence of cyber stalking against him on his YouTube channel,” an official instructed PTI on Wednesday night. He stated in gentle of the preliminary probe into the matter, the FIA cybercrime wing has summoned Akthar on Friday to file his assertion. “We will see about the registration of an FIR (first investigation report) after recording the statement of Shoiab Akhtar and confronting him in this respect,” the official stated.
Last month, Rizvi had served a defamation discover of PKR 100 million on Akhtar for utilizing “inappropriate and derogatory” language towards him in a video clip on his YouTube channel.
Akhtar has typically been criticised up to now for his aggressive fashion of speaking. In this matter, the previous cricketer had on his YouTube channel criticised Rizvi, stating flaws within the cricket board’s authorized division.
Akhtar whereas commenting on a 3-yr ban on cricketer Umer Akmal, had stated that Rizvi “is an inept person” for being laborious on Akmal however not having the ability to learn a primary contract.
“The PCB’s (Pakistan Cricket Board) authorized division is rotten to the core. Tafazzul Rizvi specifically is one such particular person. He has deep connections and has been with the board for 10-15 years.
“There has by no means been a case that he has not misplaced. The factor that angered me essentially the most was when he dragged Shahid Afridi in courts. I consider that stars are born and have to be revered, and these legal professionals use our excessive-profile instances to earn fame,” he had stated.
Akhtar additionally had stated that “Rizvi … has lost cases against me, Afridi, doping case … everything. What he does is that he pits PCB against its players and profits off of their legal wrangles.”
“Umar Akmal can be banned for not reporting an approach but the legal department could not see that the PCB itself was making agreements that allowed a third party to make PSL matches available for gambling,” he lamented.