IPL Spot-fixing: Delhi Police seeks custody of the tainted trio for 5 more days

Delhi police seeks custody of Sreesanth,Chandila,Chavan and eight others for five more days.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:May 21, 2013 5:46 pm

The Delhi Police sought custody of India pacer S Sreesanth,his Rajasthan Royals teammates Ajit Chandila,Ankit Chavan and eight others for five more days in the IPL spot-fixing scandal.

The arrested players were produced in a Delhi court as their remand ended today.

Earlier today,former Ranji player Baburao Yadav was also arrested in connection with the IPL spot-fixing scandal.

Two persons,who watched the Rajasthan Royals matches in Chandigarh and Mumbai,had also approached police with complaints of cheating. BCCI’s anti-corruption unit chief Ravi Sawani,who has been asked to head the probe in spot-fixing by the cricketing body,yesterday held a meeting with Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar and other top officials and offered all help.

Investigators yesterday took Chandila to his aunt’s house in Palwal in Haryana from where they allegedly recovered Rs 20 lakh from a cricket kit which also contained his personal belongings,the official said.

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