PSL Spot Fixing Issue
ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday directed
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to conduct an impartial probe into
Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing issue without being influenced by anypressure.
The FIA has submitted its initial report to the minister on PSL spot-fixing matter which highlighted measures, adopted during PSL to redress the issue and also pointed out possibility of involvement of certain players.
In a statement issued here, Ch Nisar directed the FIA to complete the investigation as soon as possible.
The minister said it is not a matter of personal act of few cricketers but such issues effect reputation of the country as well. Therefore, detailed probe into this matter is necessary, he said.
Those responsible for of spot-fixing would be determined after going through information, provided by Pakistan Sports Board (PCB) and examining the forensic evidences.
Issue of removing messages from mobile phones of certain players was also being reviewed to ascertain contact of players with bookies and also that what matters were agreed amongst them.