LAHORE: The suspended ex-member of the Board of Governors of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Nouman Butt have filed another petition in the Supreme Court against Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), praying for the order of suspension of Respondent No. 2 to 12 and to constitute a body/forum/committee to manage, administer and effectively run the day to day affairs of PCB till the decision of the petition.

The petitioners have made chairman PCB Ehsan Mani, Chief Executive Wasim Khan and all members of the current BoG members and Chief Operating Officer Salman Naseer as respondents in the case. The petitioners have also moved a stay application for restraining the respondents from performing their duties in official capacity till the decision of the petition.

In their constitutional plea, the petitioners pray to the Apex court to declare that fundamental rights of the petitioners and the citizen of Pakistan cannot and should not be violated by any means by the Respondents, particularly by promulgating an authoritarian constitution of PCB-2019 in a non-democratic and non-transparent manner, to declare PCB constitution 2019 (notification dated 19.8.2019) as void ab initio, unlawful and cancelled and order the suspension of Respondent Nos.2 to 12 from their respective offices.

Published in Dawn, June 18th, 2020