BCCI constitutes 3-member committee to probe threats, intimidation from journalist to Wriddhiman Saha

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BCCI constitutes 3-member committee to probe threats, intimidation from journalist to Wriddhiman Saha
BCCI constitutes 3-member committee to probe threats, intimidation from journalist to Wriddhiman Saha

BCCI constitutes 3-member committee to probe threats, intimidation from journalist to Wriddhiman Saha

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) formed a three-member committee on Friday to investigate allegations that India wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha threatened and intimidated by a senior journalist.

“The three member committee comprises of BCCI Vice-President Mr Rajiv Shukla, BCCI Treasurer Mr Arun Singh Dhumal and BCCI Apex Council Member Mr Prabhtej Singh Bhatia. The committee will start the proceedings as early as next week,” BCCI said in a statement.

A senior journalist allegedly threatened Saha, a centrally contracted cricketer, for not responding to his messages for an interview.

The BCCI claimed that after learning about the situation. The apex board contacted Saha and decided to form a three-member committee to probe the situation.

After the Indian wicketkeeper-batter dropped from the squad against Sri Lanka on Tuesday. Saha refused to give the name of the journalist who threatened him.