BCCI issues show cause notice to Modi

Published: Wednesday, July 13, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
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Thiruvananthapuram:The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has issued a show cause notice to Lalit Kumar Modi of Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) on the basis of a complaint that he had been convicted by a court in the United States for possessing cocaine and various other charges.

In the notice issued on July 11, the Board asked Modi why disciplinary action should not be initiated against him including expulsion and monetary fines as dealing with drugs was a serious offence under the BCCI code of conduct.

The notice was issued as per the BCCI rules on the basis of a complaint that Modi had been convicted by the court in the US for possessing cocaine and for transferring the same to others.

He was also facing charges of kidnapping and assault, BCCI secretary S K Nair said in the release.

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