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Jun 15, 2013 at 03:52pm IST

IPL spot-fixing: Chandila's bail plea adjourned till June 17

New Delhi: The bail pleas of Rajasthan Royals player Ajit Chandila and four others have been adjourned till June 17 by the Saket court in New Delhi on Saturday. They had moved the court along with players S Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan, which was opposed by the police.

The Delhi Police has opposed bail for Chandila, saying he is a "key conspirator" in the fixing case and acted at the behest of a syndicate run by underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.

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The Delhi Police had told the court on Friday that Chandila was directly in contact with bookies and players and had received money to perform as per their directions. "It is reiterated that Ajit Chandila has emerged as the key conspirator in the entire chain acting on behalf of the syndicate... A huge amount of money has also been recovered at his instance, which was received from various fixers," the police had said.

IPL spot-fixing: Chandila's bail plea adjourned till June 17

The Delhi Police has opposed bail for Chandila, saying he is a "key conspirator" in the fixing case.

The police reply came on bail applications filed by Chandila, Ashwani Aggarwal, Baburao Yadav, Deepak Kumar and Sunil Bhatia. The court has also directed the police to file its reply on the bail application of Ramesh Vyas, an alleged bookie. Vyas had moved the court seeking relief after being remanded in judicial custody till June 18.

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On May 16, the Delhi Police had arrested cricketers S Sreesanth, Chandila and Ankeet Chavan of the Rajasthan Royals on charges of spot-fixing. The police slapped provisions of the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) on them and 25 others.

(With additional information from PTI)

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