Mumbai: Accusing Lalit Modi of serious financial irregularities while running the IPL, the BCCI today levelled five charges against him, including question marks over the initial bids of Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab and bid-rigging of two new franchises.
Addressing a press conference after an emergency meeting of the IPL Governing Council here, BCCI President Shashank Manohar said the GC has asked Modi to reply to the charges in 15 days.
“The charges basically are with regards to the initial bids of Rajasthan Royals, Kings XI Punjab. And the second allegation is in regards to the broadcasting deal,” Manohar said.
“The third allegation is with regards to the bid-rigging of the two new franchisees. The fourth allegation is with regards to the internet rights. The fifth is with regards to the behavioural pattern of Modi,” Manohar said.