Srinagar, September 04: One more scam involving crores of rupees has floated up in Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) in a probe through an independent agency. The agency was actually working on the investigation of infamous scam after High Court’s direction when this another scam surfaced.
According to a press conference held by Iqbal Ahmed Shah, General Secretary JKCA, “One more scam has come to light in the cricket body In which crores of rupees received from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) were pilfered by the then officials working in JKCA in the year 2007-2008.”
During the a press conference, Iqbal Ahmed revealed that in Jammu and Kashmir Bank, Zoonimar, some office bearers of JKCA opened a fake bank account with an amount of 15 crore rupees and then raised a loan of several crores and settled it by crediting the cash credit certificates (CCR’s) of the JKCA. He further said that there is no record of Rupees 113 crore sanctioned to JKCA by BCCI from year 2003 to 2011. Although there are records of Rs 85,90,95 lakhs through the cheque signed by then president, treasurer and other signatories by no official record of where that money is used.
After this big disclosure only a day after the High Court directed a time-bound probe by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the infamous multi-crore scam in JKCA which also involves former CM of the state, Dr Farooq Abdullah, Shah is hopeful of exposing more scams in the next couple of days with all the right details. As per his statement, there are very big scams involving JKCA which will shock surprise everybody in Jammu and Kashmir.