BCCI Panel's Proceedings against Lalit Modi Stayed

Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Saturday stayed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) disciplinary committee's proceedings against suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi, saying that the panel did not have the BCCI general body's mandate.

Modi's counsel Mehmood Abdi had earlier challenged the legality of the three-member disciplinary committee of Chirayu Amin, Arun Jaitley and Jyotiraditya Scindia who were investigating Modi's alleged financial irregularities while conducting the IPL as its commissioner.

Modi tweeted and expressed relief at the high court's decision.

"Grateful to the honourable high court - who have granted stay against BCCI - disciplinary committee proceedings," he aid on Twitter.

The hearing of the disciplinary committee, probing charges of financial irregularities against Modi, was earlier put off until Dec 27-28 after a request from Abdi.


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