PCB legal advisor files defamation case against Shoaib Akhtar
By: PTI | Karachi |

Published: April 29, 2020 9:49:34 pm


 PCB legal advisor Tafazzul Rizvi filed a legal in addition to defamation swimsuit against Shoaib Akhtar. (Source: YouTube/Shoaib Akhtar)

Shoaib Akhtar has but once more landed himself into hassle after PCB legal advisor Tafazzul Rizvi filed a legal in addition to defamation swimsuit against the previous quick bowler for his allegedly inappropriate feedback against him in a YouTube present.

Rizvi, the lengthy serving legal advisor of the board, made it clear he had initiated defamation and legal proceedings against Akhtar and in addition lodged a criticism with the Federal Investigation Agency underneath its cyber crime legal guidelines.

Akhtar, who did a video on the three yr ban imposed on the controversial Umar Akmal has additionally ended up irking the Pakistan Bar Council which in a press release cautioned him to watch out together with his phrases whereas speaking concerning the legal fraternity.

The council particularly mentioned it was upset to listen to the feedback Akhtar had made about Rizvi, a revered member of the legal fraternity.

“Shoaib Akhtar should be very careful in his discussions on matters pertaining to the legal community,” the assertion mentioned.

The Pakistan Cricket Board in a press release mentioned it was upset with Akhtar’s poor selection of phrases whereas publicly commenting concerning the PCB’s legal division and its legal advisor.

“The language used by Akhtar was highly inappropriate and disrespectful, and cannot be condoned in any civilised society. The PCB’s legal advisor, Mr Taffazul Rizvi, in his own discretion, has initiated defamation and criminal proceedings against Shoaib Akhtar, while the PCB too reserves its rights.”

Akhtar, who has additionally acquired into hassle within the current previous due to his YouTube channel defended Umar in his video and criticised the three yr ban on him imposed by the Disciplinary Panel of the board.

He additionally mocked Tafazzul Rizvi and questioned his legal expertise claiming he (Tafazzul) at all times solely difficult issues between the board and gamers and in addition claimed he had defeated him on this case.

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