ICC charges Lokuhettige with breach of Anti-Corruption Code

ICC charges Lokuhettige with breach of Anti-Corruption Code

ICC charges Lokuhettige with breach of Anti-Corruption Code

Written by Ramesh Irugalbandara

04 Apr, 2019 | 2:19 pm

Colombo (News1st) – Former Sri Lankan Cricketer Dilhara Lokuhettige has been charged with three counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. Issuing a media release the ICC notes that the new charges are in addition to charges imposed on him on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board last year.

Lokuhettige has been charged under the following laws,

Article 2.1.1 – Fixing, contriving or otherwise influencing improperly, or being a party to any agreement or effort to fix or contrive or otherwise influence improperly, the result, progress, conduct or any other aspect of any International Match

Article 2.1.4 – Directly or indirectly soliciting, inducing, enticing, instructing, persuading, encouraging or intentionally facilitating any Participant to breach Code Article 2.1.

Article 2.4.4 – Failing to disclose to the ACU full details of any approaches or invitations received by him to engage in corrupt conduct under the Code.

The ICC notes that Lokuhettige has 14 days from 3 April 2019 to respond to the new charges.

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