New Delhi: Arrested bookie Tinku Mandi has been sent to the custody of the Mumbai Police till June 6. Sources say he has admitted to having financial dealings with suspended Rajasthan Royals cricketers Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila. Cricketer Ankeet Chavan is set to get married to IT consultant Neha Sambari on Sunday after he was released on conditional bail which ends on the June 6.
The cricketer was given conditional bail by a Delhi court till June 6 for marriage. "We are keen to see who are the guests at Ankeet Chavan's marriage", said a crime branch official.
"If he (bookie) says new things about Chandila, Chavan or pacer S Sreeshanth, then they will be questioned (in that regard)", said a crime branch official. Meanwhile, sources said Tinku had met Chandila and Chavan on March 28 in Delhi and paid Rs 20 lakh to Chandila.
They further said Tinku and absconding bookie Jupiter had taken a place on rent in Gurgoan reportedly for carrying out their betting activities. Tinku earlier used to work for a bookie called "Mandi" in Delhi but later parted ways with him and started accepting bets from punters and assumed new moniker as "Tinku Mandi". Police said bookie Paresh Batia, who was earlier arrested by Goa police, will be brought here tonight.
Meanwhile, the police custody of BCCI chief N Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan and actor Vindoo Dara Singh was earlier extended till the June 3. Chennai hotelier Vikram Aggarwal was also interrogated face fo face with Gurunath Meiyappan.
(With additional information from PTI)