New Delhi: Riding high after the arrest of three cricketer, including India fast bowler S Sreesanth, in spot-fixing in Indian Premier League (IPL), Delhi Police are still struggling to file a chargesheet 13 years after having exposed the murky world of match-fixing in 2000. The cricketing world was shocked in 2000, when Delhi Police named the then South African captain Hansie Cronje, who died later, his team mates Herschelle Gibbs and Nicky Boje in the match-fixing case.
Former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin and his teammates Manoj Prabhakar, Ajay Jadeja and Ajay Sharma were also allegedly involved. A top-official of Delhi Police crime branch said that the case is still pending and a chargesheet would be filed soon.
"The case is still open and is pending investigation. We are working hard on it and we will soon file a chargesheet. We are awaiting the results from the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL)," the top official of the crime branch said.
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