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* ICC charges Sanath Jayasuriya of breaching anti-corruption code
Mon, Oct 15, 2018, 07:13 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 15, Colombo: The International Cricket Council has charged Sri Lanka's cricket great and former selector Sanath Jayasuriya with two counts of breaching its Anti-Corruption Code.

The ICC in a statement said that the 49-year-old former batsman and cricket captain has refused to cooperate with any investigation conducted by the ICC's anti-corruption unit (ACU).

The former Sri Lanka Cricket Chair of Selectors has been given 14 days, starting on October 15 to respond to the charges levelled against him.

"Mr Jayasuriya has 14 days from 15 October 2018 to respond to the charges. The ICC will not make any further comment in respect of these charges at this stage," the ICC statement said.

Mr. Jayasuriya has been charged with the following offences under the Code:

Article 2.4.6 - Failure or refusal, without compelling justification, to cooperate with any investigation carried out by the ACU, including failure to provide accurately and completely any information and/or documentation requested by the ACU as part of such investigation.

Article 2.4.7 - Obstructing or delaying any investigation that may be carried out by the ACU, including concealing, tampering with or destroying any documentation or other information that may be relevant to that investigation and/or that may be evidence or may lead to the discovery of evidence of corrupt conduct under the Anti-Corruption Code.

 

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