Assistant Cricket Coach Arrested For Allegedly Duping Cricketers

Updated: 25 July 2019 17:27 IST

The players alleged they paid the amount to an assistant coach but did not get selected in the team.

Assistant Cricket Coach Arrested For Allegedly Duping Cricketers
Delhi police crime branch has registered an FIR against the coach. © AFP

Delhi Police Crime Branch on Thursday arrested an assistant coach for allegedly taking bribes from cricketers to get selected into Ranji team. The coach was arrested on the basis of a complaint by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Based on a complaint of BCCI, Delhi police crime branch has registered an FIR against the coach under sections 420, 467, 468, 471 and 120 B of the IPC for allegedly demanding money from players for selection in U16 and U19 matches of the Ranji Trophy.

The players alleged they paid the amount but did not get selected in the team.

They were even taken to some places for matches. The players complained about it to the BCCI. Later, the board gave a complaint to Delhi Police. Subsequently, Crime Branch registered the case on March 5.

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Highlights
  • An assistant coach was arrested for taking bribes from cricketers
  • The players were promised a place in the Ranji team
  • The arrest was made after the BCCI filed a complaint against the coach
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