Cricket Officials of Goa Arrested: BCCI to form Committee for State- Economic Offences Cell of the Goa Police arrested top three officials of the Goa Cricket Association (GCA) were on Wednesday, 15th June for alleged peculation of funds to the tune of over Rs 3 crore. The three accused have been arrested on charges of cheating forging documents and criminal collusion.
Cabal machinated by GCA president Chetan Dessai, secretary Vinod Phadke and treasurer Akbar Mulla cheated banks by pretending to be the original members of Goa Cricket Association and withdrew an amount of near about 2.87 crores.
These culprits presented fake documents in front of the Bank officials and looted the GCA indirectly. They submitted the fake reports and documents to Development Credit Bank, Panaji Branch and opened an account in Development Credit Bank in the name of Goa Cricket Association.
The trio also took off Rs 26 Lakhs from Federal Bank of GCA and deceived GCA the total tune of Rs 3.13 crores. Shri Hemant Angle had complained about the bank account which was opened in April 2007 and was terminated in the same financial year 2008.
BCCI took his complaint lightly and indirectly opportuned these men to betray the GCA. Committee members were supported by BCCI to rob GCA and grab the immense amount of money. They defalcated the funds of TV subsidy sent by Board of Control for Cricket in India to Goa Cricket Association.