Sanjay Yadav

Gurugram, September 25

In the ongoing investigation in the case of a fake sports firm duping aspiring cricketers, the police have served notices to nine persons, including Ranji players and senior officials of The Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA), and Himachal Pradesh and Arunanchal Pradesh cricket associations, to join

the investigation.

The names of the nine persons, who have been served notices, were revealed by the three accused — Ashutosh Bora, his sister Chitra Bora, and Nitin Jha.

The nine persons have been asked to join the investigation in seven days.

According to Inspector Bijender Kumar, head of Economic Offences Wing 2 (EOW), notices have been served to Sanjay Bhardwaj, former director and sitting conveyor of the Delhi and District Cricket Association; Navam Vivek, sitting president of the Arunachal Cricket Association; Kulbir Rawat, cricketer from Najafgarh, Delhi; Anurag, a cricketer from Mujaffarnagar in UP; Sobers Joban, whose name was highlighted in the Ashes Test match fixing of 2017; Deen Dyal Upadhyay, Ranji player from UP; Ajay Sharma, official in the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association; cricket coach Raj Rajput and Amit Diwedi.

Raj Rajput and Amit Diwedi have been booked by the police and are absconding.

As per the notice served, the nine persons are prima facia accused under Section 41 (a) and have been asked to join the investigation as the arrested accused revealed their…

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