RAM SLAM T20 under scrutiny
According to the official press release issued by Cricket South Africa, a intermediary has been charged due to involvement in improper ways to influence the main domestic T20 tournament held in South Africa. The person also failed to co-operate with the investigation carried out by an anti-corruption official.
The intermediary has been charged with contriving to fix, or otherwise improperly influence aspects of the 2015 RAM SLAM T20 Challenge Series and with failing or refusing, without compelling justification, to co-operate with an investigation carried out by CSA’s Designated Anti-Corruption Official
The CSA Chief Executive also stressed the fact, in the press release, that CSA will not show any sort of leniency on these corruption issues in cricket and all necessary steps will be taken to effectively deal with such miscreants.
“Our attitude to corruption will always be one of zero tolerance and we are confident that we have the necessary structures in place to effectively deal with any corrupt activity,”
“We will relentlessly pursue under our Code and the law of the land any persons we believe to be involved in corrupting the game and, with assistance from the Police, we will also seek criminal prosecution,”