21 September 2019
Bhubaneswar: Arrested former Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) secretary Asirbad Behera’s son Sanjay was among the 12 who filed nominations for various posts in OCA.
The election for the same will be held on September 27 for the posts of President, Vice-President, Secretary, Joint Secretary, Treasurer, and one Council member.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday had arrested former OCA Secretary Asirbad Behera over his alleged involvement in the Artha Tatwa chit fund scam. However, his son Sanjay had alleged that this was a conspiracy against his father prior to OCA elections.
Asirbad was at the helm of OCA for four consecutive terms from 2000 onwards till he quit in February 2017 following the Supreme Court direction to implement the Lodha committee reforms.