Rizvi filed complaint against Shoaib Akhtar, not PCB: clarifies cricket board
By: PTI | Karachi |

Published: June 4, 2020 10:45:15 pm


Shoaib Akhtar Shoaib Akhtar (Twitter/Shoaib Akhtar)

The Pakistan Cricket Board on Thursday clarified that it has not filed any complaint with the cyber crime unit of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) against former pacer Shoaib Akhtar, insisting that the cost was made by its authorized advisor Tafazzul Rizvi in his particular person capability.

Akhtar has been summoned to the FIA workplace in Lahore on Friday.

“Just received an absolutely vague, incomprehensible, imprecise and ambiguous Notice from FIA, Lahore. I will issue my response after due consultation with my Lawyer Salman Niazi,” Akhtar tweeted.

A PCB spokesman, nonetheless, mentioned Akhtar was summoned on Rizvi’s complaint and the board has nothing to do with this matter.

“Tafazzul Rizvi is pursuing a defamation case against Shoaib Akhtar in his personal capacity, the board has filed no complaint against the fast bowler with the FIA,” the spokesperson mentioned.

Rizvi had complained to the FIA that Akhtar has been spreading propaganda and false allegations against him by way of social media and his youtube channel.

Rizvi has despatched two notices to Akhtar — one in Pakistan and one by way of a legislation agency within the United Kingdom — in search of a public apology and damages value 10 million rupees after the previous quick bowler ripped him aside on his channel.

Akhtar’s lawyer has responded to the discover despatched in Pakistan however Rizvi mentioned a reply was nonetheless ready for the discover despatched from the UK.

Rizvi made it clear that he meant to pursue his defamation case against the quick bowler, who had made false allegations against him and tried to wreck his standing within the authorized group.

The PCB has, nonetheless, filed a complaint with the FIA cyber crime cell against three former and current members of its Board of Governors.
The complaint has been filed after Shakeel Shaikh, Noman Butt and Tariq Sarwar focused PCB chief government Wasim Khan.

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