New Delhi: BCCI's anti-corruption unit chief Ravi Sawani on Monday held a meeting with the top Delhi police officials, who are investigating into the spot-fixing scandal that has rocked the Indian Premier League. Sawani, who has been appointed by the BCCI as commissioner of inquiry to probe spot-fixing allegations, said the Cricket Board has assured the Delhi police of providing all possible assistance in their investigation. "I had a fruitful meeting with Delhi police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar and other top officials. The BCCI has assured Delhi police of all its co-operation," Sawani told reporters after the meeting.
Sawani said the Delhi police has also been apprised of Rajasthan Royals' intention to file a criminal complaint against its three cricketers arrested for spot-fixing. "We have also told them about the intention of the BCCI to request the Rajasthan Royals franchise to file a FIR with the Delhi police because the three players who have violated the code are also guilty under the criminal code and that the affected party is Rajasthan Royals. They would be filing a complaint with the Delhi police," he said.
Asked about whether the Delhi police investigation is going on beyond the three arrested cricketers, Sawani chose not to react. "I am not at liberty to discuss anything more with you at this stage," he said.
Sawani said the BCCI has initiated an internal inquiry to probe into the allegations of spot-fixing but refused to set any deadline for the submission of his
04:57 PM, May 20, 2013