Home > News >

Ex-Pak batsman charged with corruption

Ex-Pak batsman charged with corruption

Mansoor Akhtar was regarded as one of the most stylish batsman of Pakistan © Getty Images

 

Karachi: June 6, 2011

 

Former Pakistan batsman Mansoor Akhtar has been forced to step down from his senior position in a leading bank after being charged in a corruption case.

 

According to a report, Mansoor had to step down as head of the United Bank sports complex after being charged with committing fraud and corruption.

 

Mansoor, regarded as one of the most stylish batsmen produced by Pakistan, appeared in 19 Tests and 41 one-day matches in a career spanning from 1980 to 1990.

 

The report in Jang newspaper said Mansoor was accused of depositing cheques directly into his own account which were given by departments, banks and organisations as rental for the complex ground.

 

He is also accused of keeping salaries of “ghost” employees at the complex.

 

“He had a front man, an umpire named Ejaz Zaidi who worked for and collected the cheques and money and organised tournaments for him,” the report said.

 

The report said that after receiving a complaint, the UBL which used to have its own first class team and produced many leading players like Rashid Latif, Waqar Younis, Mushtaq Ahmed, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Sikander Bakht, Basit Ali, Azhar Mahmood, conducted a departmental inquiry against Mansoor.

 

“During the course of the inquiry, the evidence against Mansoor appeared to be strong that he had committed fraud and corruption and cheated the bank out of millions of rupees,” the newspaper said.

 

© PTI

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 22, 2014 (12:30 IST)   at Bulawayo

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Jul 24, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Colombo

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 24, 2014 (12:30 IST)   at Bulawayo

India tour of England 2014

Jul 27, 2014 (15:30 IST)   at Southampton

Pakistan tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Aug 6, 2014 (10:00 IST)   at Galle

More

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 20, 2014  at Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 8 wkts

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe, 2014

Jul 18, 2014  at Bulawayo

Zimbabwe won by 6 wkts

India tour of England 2014

Jul 17, 2014  at London

India won by 95 runs

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Jul 16, 2014  at Galle

South Africa won by 153 runs

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Jul 12, 2014  at Hambantota

South Africa won by 82 runs

Photos

Gallery: India vs England 2nd Test at Lord's

Videos

Alastair Cook jokes about his bowling

India’s wins in England — from 1971 to 2014

Ravindra Jadeja knighted by her majesty Queen Elizabeth II

India’s win over England in 2nd Test at Lord’s: Twitter reactions

Ishant Sharma pummels England into submission as India clinch Lord’s Test by 95 runs

Ishant Sharma registers name at Lord’s honours board, takes 6 wickets in 2nd Test against England

Bhuvneshwar Kumar England England vs India England vs India 2014 India India tour of England 2014 India vs England India vs England 2014 Ishant Sharma South Africa South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2014 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka vs South Africa Sri Lanka vs South Africa 2014

Sachin Tendulkar describes Ishant Sharma’s performance in England vs India, 2nd Test, as “exceptional”

Former Dominica cricketer Gifford Walsh dies in car accident

Live Scorecard: Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan 3rd ODI at Bulawayo

Afghanistan tour of Zimbabwe 2014: Visitors win toss, elect to field

Live Cricket Score: Zimbabwe vs Afghanistan 3rd ODI at Bulawayo

India’s wins in England — from 1971 to 2014

Ravindra Jadeja knighted by her majesty Queen Elizabeth II

India vs England at Lord’s 2014 and Australia vs India at Perth 2007-08 similarities

England set for changes after humiliating defeat against India in 2nd Test at Lord’s

India’s overseas victories where pace bowlers dominated – Part 1 of 2

Fan of the Day

Fan Cricket

Fan Cricket

11 Posts | 2 Fans

Brazil vs Netherlands, 3rd place Fifa World Cup 2014 match Video Highlights

Watch: Virat Kohli plays Kaun Banega Cricketpati with Amitabh Bachchan!

Spotted: First pictures of Katrina Kaif after birthday with Ranbir Kapoor!

Hate Story 2 box office collection: Surveen Chawla and Jay Bhanushali starrer collects Rs 18.53 crore

Hero Indian Super League is all set to promote and popularize Football in India

Xiaomi Mi 3 sold out on Flipkart in India!

Former Dominica cricketer Gifford Walsh dies in car accident

Sachin Tendulkar describes Ishant Sharma’s performance in England vs India, 2nd Test, as “exceptional”

Xiaomi Mi 4 announced, featuring a 5-inch 1080p display and Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor

Also on cricketcountry.com

Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here