BCCI Anti-Corruption and Security Unit to get a new head soon

first_imgBCCI’s Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) will soon have a new head. India Today has learnt former Delhi police commissioner and IPS officer Neeraj Kumar, who is currently heading the unit in a consulting capacity, is on his way out.The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (COA) on Wednesday met in Mumbai and it’s learnt Kumar has only been given a temporary contract extension till March 31. CoA head Vinod Rai without going into details confirmed the extension. “It will happen, an order will be issued in due course,” he said.Kumar of the 2000 match fixing investigation fame also led the investigations during the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) corruption scandal that saw several players including World Cup winner S Sreesanth banned for life.He was hired by BCCI as a consulting head in April 2015 in wake of the the IPL fixing and betting scandal.The 64-year-old former Delhi commissioner is said to be on his way out under the new BCCI policy of retiring employees over the age of 60. But it’s also learnt his written communication to BCCI complaining about their ‘cavalier’ and ‘indifferent’ approach towards having an well equipped ACSU may also not have gone well with sections of the board.BCCI will soon advertise for the post looking out for a former IPS officer and a final call on the modalities of the appointment would be taken by CoA head Vinod Rai.last_img read more