British police make two arrests in Pakistan fixing probe


British police said on Tuesday (February 14) they had made two arrests in connection with bribery offences as part of an investigation into international cricket match spot-fixing. A statement issued by Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) said “two men in their 30s” were arrested on Monday and had been released on bail until April 2017 pending further enquiries. Amid a corruption probe involving players in the Pakistan Super League (PSL), the NCA statement added: “We are working closely with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption units. “The Pakistan Cricket Board has launched its own investigation which…

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