Spot-fixing: another bookie in touch with Ajit Chandila arrested

Spot-fixing: another bookie in touch with Ajit Chandila arrested

File picture of Ajit Chandila

New Delhi The Delhi Police today arrested another bookie who was in touch with suspended Rajasthan Royals player Ajit Chandila in connection with the on-going IPL spot-fixing probe.

The bookie, Bhupinder Nagar, was arrested from Greater Noida, a sub-urb of Delhi, and was a part of the fourth set of bookies that Chandila was in touch with. The three other groups of bookies are already under arrest.

Chandila had been paid around Rs 70 lakhs by the bookies, the Delhi Police said.

Earlier today, the Delhi Police also arrested two other bookies from Hyderabad.

All three arrested bookies have now been sent to police custody for three days.

The Delhi Police has so far arrested at least 22 people in connection with the spot fixing scandal case.

Chandila, along with tainted pacer S Sreesanth, is in police custody till tomorrow. He was arrested on charges of spot-fixing on May 16.

Story First Published: May 27, 2013 23:06 IST

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