IPL spot-fixing: Petitioner claims he was offered money to withdraw case

Updated: Aug 01, 2013, 13:29 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Aditya Mehra, the petitioner whose PIL led the Bombay High Court terming BCCI’s two-member IPL spot-fixing panel as illegal and unconstitutional, has claimed that he was offered money to withdraw the case.

According to reports, Mehra received an anonymous call from a man who invited him to Chennai and meet the “boss”.

He said that after the hearing, he was offered money to “settle the case” which he refused.

Verma is a former junior cricketer and the current secretary of Cricket Association of Bihar.