Jammu & Kashmir

Former president of DFA Srinagar arrested in ‘biryani scam’

Srinagar jail. [FPK File Photo/ Vikar Syed]

Srinagar: District Football Association Srinagar former president has been arrested in connection with the Jammu and Kashmir Football Association JKFA Biryani scam, sources said here on Tuesday.

Sources said Sofi was allegedly involved in embezzlement of funds meant for the development of football in the region.

The scam involved misappropriation of funds meant for organizing football tournaments and events.

Sofi’s arrest comes after investigation into the matter, which has revealed the involvement of several other officials of the JKFA and DFA.

Sources said more arrests are expected in the case as further investigation is still going on. (KNS)

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