Nasir Jamshed, bookie arrested in UK

Source:  Samaa Published in Sports on Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Britain’s National Crime Agency has arrested two men in their thirties in connection with bribery offences as part of an ongoing investigation into international cricket match spot-fixing, local media reported.

The British agency said the men were arrested on Monday, but declined to name them. However, sources in the Pakistan Cricket Board and the International Cricket Council confirmed that the arrested men were former Pakistani batsman Nasir jamshed and a person named yousuf, who is a suspect in the PSL spot-fixing investigation.

“Two men in their thirties have been arrested by National Crime Agency officers in connection with bribery offences as part of an ongoing investigation into international cricket match spot-fixing,” a statement by National Crime Agency said.

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“The men were arrested on Monday 13 February and have been released on bail until April 2017 pending further enquiries.”

“As part of the ongoing investigation we are working closely with the Pakistan Cricket Board and International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption units. The Pakistan Cricket Board has launched its own investigation which has resulted in the suspension of three players,” the NCA said.



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