Sri Lanka Cricket Board Official Arrested

The Sri Lanka Cricket, which is currently fighting a  deep-rooted corruption, dealt a blow after its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) was arrested for alleged financial fraud, police said on Monday.

The police spokesman said that Piyal Nandana was arrested following a complaint lodged by the SLC to the Inspector General of Police.

“India has specialized knowledge on the issue having taken action against many corrupt activities in match fixing. The Prime Minister (Sri Lankan) and I made a special request to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He pledged assistance,” said ormer Sri Lankan captain and country’s Petroleum Minister Arjuna Ranatunga.

“We don’t have the expertise or the laws to deal with this problem in a proper manner. India promised to help us in drafting legislation too,” Ranatunga said after returning from New Delhi.

 

 

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