KPL spot-fixing scandal: Bengaluru Police arrest KSCA managing committee member Sudhindra Shinde
Bengaluru: Bengaluru Police’s Central Crime Branch (CCB) has arrested Karnataka State Cricket Association’s (KSCA) managing committee member Sudhindra Shinde in connection with the ongoing probe into the Karnataka Premier League (KPL) spot-fixing and betting case. Former Ranji Trophy batsman Shinde, who is in police custody, will be taken today (December 4) for further interrogation to check for the involvement of other people. A team of CCB had on Monday (December 2) conducted a search at the residence of Shinde, a former coach of Belagavi Panthers KPL team. A search warrant was taken from a court and search was conducted at his residence, police said.
Police had earlier arrested Belagavi Panthers owner Ashfaq Ali Thara for allegedly fixing matches in KPL. Also, he had allegedly placed bets with a bookie based in Dubai and was in touch with players of other teams during the KPL T20 tournament.