JKCA files plea in court, lays claim of attached properties of accused in money laundering case

Updated: few hours ago

Jammu, Aug 4 (PTI) The Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) has filed an appeal before a court in Srinagar laying claim on the attached properties of the four main accused in the cricket body money laundering case, a statement issued by the association on Friday night said.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had in July filed a supplementary charge sheet against former president of JKCA and ex-chief minister Farooq Abdullah and others, including Ahsan Ahmad Mirza and Mir Manzoor Gazanffer, in connection with its probe in the money laundering case. The court has already issued notices to the accused for appearing before it on August 27.

The JKCA has filed an appeal before the court of principal district and sessions judge, special court for Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) cases, Srinagar. Brigadier (retd) Anil Gupta, Member Administration, JKCA, said the association filed three different appeals in the court laying claim on the attached properties of Abdullah, Gazanffer, Mirza and ex-office bearers of JKCA who had conspired together to siphon off crores of rupees received from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).