• Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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#MeToo claims hit CEO of India’s powerful cricket board

Rahul Johri

By: Sarwar Alam

The chief executive of India’s powerful cricket board has been given a week to explain allegations of sexual harassment against him, as the country’s fledgling #MeToo movement gathers pace. Rahul Johri, CEO of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), was named in an account shared by Indian author Harnidh Kaur on Twitter. The unidentified woman accused Johri of assaulting her at his home, while he was working with a different organisation. “The truth is, it was so sudden and so manipulated that I had no chance at even knowing what the hell this was,” the woman said. The Supreme Court-appointed…

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