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Tainted Indian premier League (IPL) cricketers S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan faced a last round of questioning by Delhi Police on Tuesday before being taken to a court in the city.
The questioning of the trio, whose IPL contract with the Rajasthan Royals franchise has been suspended, came even as the Supreme Court fixed a 2 p.m. deadline to hear a plea seeking a stay on all the remaining IPL 6 matches in the view of the spot-fixing scandal.
Meanwhile, Chennai Police has arrested one more bookie identified as Prashant in connection with the IPL spot-fixing scandal. Police said they have recovered Rs.4 lakh cash.
Union Law and Justice Minister Kapil Sibal is also presiding over a meeting to decide on creating a new law to make fixing a criminal offence.
The five-day police custody of Sreesanth, Chandila and Chavan, besides the 11 bookies, ends Tuesday.
They will be produced in a Delhi court, and according to police sources, the latter will seek further custody of the three cricketers, and seven of the 11 bookies.
Meanwhile, Baburao Yadav, the former Ranji cricketer who was detained on Monday, has been formally arrested and is also likely to be produced before a court. ...
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- BCCI probe chief assures Delhi Police of all cooperation in investigations
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