Johri case: Probe panel seeks more time to submit report

The three-member investigative panel has sent transcripts of their statements to the deponents.

BCCI CEO Rahul Johri deposed before the three-member probe panel on Tuesday.   -  FILE PHOTO/VIVEK BENDRE

 

When the Committee of Administrators (CoA) formed a three-member independent probe panel to look into the sexual harassment case against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) CEO Rahul Johri, it was due to submit its report by Thursday as per the 15-day window set on October 30.

Till late on Thursday, the panel, however, didn't submit the report, neither did the BCCI website carry any information on the awaited development.

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Sportstar has learnt that the committee has sought more time to submit the report. It is understood that the probe panel, which comprises Justice (retired) Rakesh Sharma, Barkha Singh and Veena Gowda, has sent the transcript of their statements to the deponents. Most of them have cross-checked and returned the documents with the required changes.

But Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma is yet to receive a copy of his statement.