Case lodged against Arshad Ayub for alleged cheating

A case has been registered against Arshad Ayub, the former India off-spinner, for allegedly duping the public by taking money from them on promise of providing flats.

According to a PTI report quoting the Cyberabad Police, Ayub and few others had floated a firm to build flats in Serilingampally and also obtained permission from authorities in 2007. However, they failed to complete construction after promising investors flats in 20 months. The aggrieved investors approached the court, which directed the police to booked Ayub. Following the court directives, the Miyapur police have slapped a case of cheating.

Ayyb, who will be 57 on August 2, played 13 Tests and 32 One-Day Internationals between 1987 and 1990, capturing 41 and 31 wickets respectively. He has also taken 361 wickets in 98 First-Class matches. Ayub is the presently president of the Hyderabad Cricket Association.