Giving a jolt to Delhi Police, a court here on Saturday said it had failed to establish existence of a core crime syndicate of underworld Dawood Ibrahim and his aide Chhota Shakeel involved in betting and match-fixing in the 2013 IPL spot-fixing case.
Three suspected bookies were on Wednesday arrested by Enforcement Directorate (ED) from Mumbai and Delhi in connection with its money laundering probe in the alleged betting instances in Indian Premier League (IPL) matches.
Just after a day, when the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Sunday conducted searches in and around Delhi in connection with its hawala probe against some betting syndicates related allegedly to IPL T-20 cricket matches, Lalit Modi on Monday took to social micro-blogging site, Twitter to criticise the Board of Control For Cricket in India (BCCI) in regard to illegal betting quantum.
The investigation by Delhi Police in IPL-6 spot-fixing scandal case on Monday came under close scrutiny of a local court which questioned its theory of 'match fixing' saying there was prima facie no evidence which showed that matches were fixed by the arrested accused.
Another Monday, another hearing on Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting case. The Supreme Court of India will resume the hearing of Justice Mukul Mudgal committee report today. In its last proceeding, the apex court had come down heavily on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and its president-in-exile Narayanaswami Srinivasan.