Sree's police custody extended for five days
Arrested Indian pacer S Sreesanth and 10 others, including two more cricketers of Rajasthan Royals franchise, were on Tuesday remanded to police...
Arrested Indian pacer S Sreesanth and 10 others, including two more cricketers of Rajasthan Royals franchise, were on Tuesday remanded to police custody for five more days by a Delhi court for interrogation in connection with the IPL spot-fixing scandal case. Metropolitan Magistrate Saumya Chauhan extended the police custody of Sreesanth, who looked tense during the court proceedings, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila till May 26 after Delhi Police said it needed to make more recoveries and the accused are required to be confronted with each other. The court sent four arrested bookies--Rakesh Oberoi, Dipit Garg, Ajay Goel and Amit Gupta--to jail till June 4 as the Special Cell of Delhi Police submitted their custodial interrogation was over. The three cricketers and 11 bookies were produced in the court after expiry of their five-day police custody while the 15th accused, former Ranji player Baburao Yadav, was arrested this morning. Investigators also told the court that they have taken the voice samples of the accused to match them with their recorded conversations. Pacer led luxurious lifeA New Delhi (PTI): Sreesanth bought designer clothes worth Rs 1.95 lakh in Mumbai in a single day and gifted a costly smartphone to his girlfriend using the money he allegedly got from spot-fixing in IPL matches, Delhi Police claimed on Tuesday as it added criminal breach of trust charge against the pacer in the case. Police claimed it recovered the clothes bought by Sreesanth in Mumbai and the Blackberry Z10 model costing around Rs 42,000 he gifted to his girlfriend. "He made cash payment for buying clothes," a senior police official said.