Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Tag Archives: British court

Nasir Jamshed pleads guilty to bribery offences

LONDON: Former Pakistan cricketer Nasir Jamshed will be sentenced in February after pleading guilty in a British court to conspiring to bribe other players to spot-fix a Twenty20 match, the BBC has reported. The 30-year-old was banned for 10 years in August 2018 by an anti-corruption tribunal for his part ...

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Jamshed, two alleged match fixers appear in British court

LONDON: A former Test cricketer accused of plotting to fix matches in Pakistan’s Twenty/20 Super League faced court today. Nasir Jamshed is accused of bribery and was charged along with two others after the National Crime Agency probed claims players were offered money to throw games. The 32-year-old left-handed batsman ...

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UK court rejects extradition request for Turkish businessman

LONDON: A British court rejected a request from Turkey to extradite a prominent businessman accused of helping to finance a 2016 coup attempt, his lawyers said. Judge John Zani was quoted by the lawyers in a statement as saying the case against Akin Ipek, owner of the Koza-Ipek media conglomerate, ...

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Dutch pair charged in Britain after cocaine haul seized from boat

FILE PHOTO LONDON: A pair of Dutch nationals appeared in a British court on Saturday (Jul 21) after authorities seized one of their largest-ever hauls of cocaine, aboard a yacht off the south-west coast. Maarten Peter Pieterse, 59, and Emile Adriaan Jeroen Schoemaker, 44, appeared via video-link at Bristol Magistrates’ ...

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