BCCI lodges FIR against Lalit Modi

first_imgDays after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) shut the door on Lalit Modi cutting all his ties with it, the board has now filed a formal police complaint against the former chief of Indian Premier League (IPL). BCCI president-elect N. Srinivasan on Wednesday filed a complaint against Modi at Chennai Police commissionerate. Speaking after filing the complaint Srinivasan said there were many charges against Modi on various decisions he took as the IPL commissioner. The decision to lodge a police complaint against Modi was taken at the recent BCCI annual general body meeting. Speaking about the SMS that went out to IPL franchisees, Srinivasan said a police complaint in this connection has already been filed. Meanwhile, Chennai Police commissioner T. Rajendran told Headlines Today that the complaint against Modi accuses him of criminal misappropriation of Rs 470 crore. Other main charges against him were related to media rights, security and free commercial time.last_img