Britain to share Scotland Yard report with Pakistan

Islamabad: Britain’s acting High Commissioner Peter Tibber today said the Scotland Yard’s report on the investigation into the alleged spot-fixing scandal will be shared with Pakistan.

Tibber made the remarks during a meeting with Interior Minister Rehman Malik at the Interior Ministry here.

Earlier in the day, Foreign Office spokesman Abdul Basit said Pakistan is awaiting Britain’s nod to send a team of investigators to join the probe in England.

Basit also said that Pakistan has not yet received any report from Britain on the probe into the spot-fixing scandal involving three national cricketers including captain Salman Butt.

Apart from Butt, pace duo of Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir are at the centre of the fixing scandal exposed by a British tabloid last week.

The tabloid reported that it had paid 150,000 pounds to an alleged fixer Mazhar Majeed for three no-balls bowled by Asif and Amir during the Lord’s Test against England.