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Match Fixing Scandal: Bookie Sanjeev Chawla Moves SC Against 12-Day Custody Granted By Patiala House Court

Lawstreet Journal 15 Feb 2020 3:32pm

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The infamous 50 year old wanted bookie Sanjeev Chawla was placed under 12-day custody on Thursday, 13th February 2020 by the Patiala High Court after returning to India on Thursday. He has been extradited from UK. Chawla is infamous for the scandal of Match Fixing in 2000 which included big players such as late South African Skipper Hansie Cronje. As per the reports and evidences, Chawla had been in touch with Hansie during the betting scandal in early months of 2000 which shocked the whole sports industry.

The Patiala House Court ordered 12-day custody for the 'kingpin' bookie, Sanjeev Chawla. The Court has allowed regular medical check-ups for the accused and has also granted permission for his family and lawyers to meet and consult him. Chawla is reported that he would be taken to different places and will be confronted with people who were involved in whole fixing processes which led to this scandal. 

According to the submitted documents to the court related to the case, he is described as a businessman having roots in Delhi but later on moved to the UK on a business visa in 1996 when he was based back then and also made frequent visits to India. After the revoking of his Indian Passport in 2000, he obtained a UK Passport in 2005 and hence became a British Citizen.

He is alleged to have a master role in regards to fix a South African tour to India in February-March in 2000 while conspiring with Hansie Cronje, the late… Continue Reading...

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