MUMBAI: Chaos gripped Bihar cricket because the Ombudsman-cum-Ethics Officer of the Bihar Cricket Affiliation (BCA) Raghwendra Kumar Singh on Sunday directed that BCA secretary Sanjay Kumar be faraway from his submit on grounds of ‘battle of curiosity.’
As per the order of the Ombudsman, Kumar has been requested to “steer clear of cricketing actions’ for a interval of 1 12 months. The Ombudsman’s order thus authorized the choice of the Annual Common Assembly (AGM) of the BCA to dismiss Kumar on grounds of battle of curiosity. The cost in opposition to Kumar pertains to the secretary utilizing his place within the affiliation to get his son Shivam S Kumar chosen within the Bihar group’s squad for the Vijay Hazare Trophy in 2019.
Kumar, nevertheless, mentioned that the Ethics Officer’s order “had no that means.” “I’ve acquired this order, but it surely has no that means. As per an order of the Patna Excessive Court docket, which was given on March 6, 2020, the BCA Ethics officer-cum-Ombudsman can not move any orders. I’ve a replica of that order. You’ll be able to’t appoint an Ombudsman identical to that and get an order in your favour,” Kumar advised TOI. “By the way in which, this Ombudsman is signing on participant lists too, which ought to be investigated,” he alleged.