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Eden Garden cricket ticket sales, police issues notice to BCCI

In a significant development, the Kolkata police has issued notice to BCCI seeking information on ticket sales for Sunday World Cup match at Eden Gardens.

Police is said to have registered FIR against BCCI, CAB & Book My Show based on a complaint filed by an individual citing general public are not getting tickets for Nov 5th match between India and South Africa to be held at Eden Gardens.


The complainant has alleged that certain officials of BCCI, CAB & Book My Show have set aside a large chunk of the tickets meant for general public making those available to the black-marketers for the purpose of their personal gains.

Police has issued notice to CAB & Book My Show seeking appearance of a competent official before Kolkata police and join the investigation. However, BCCI, CAB & Book My Show are yet to respond to allegations levelled by the complainant.

A notice was sent to BCCI to provide relevant documents/information regarding the sale of tickets by them or any competent person of his organisation to the Investigation Officer of Maidan police station, as per Kolkata police.