On 2nd May 2020 (Saturday), the Delhi HC has reserved its order on a petition filed by Delhi Police against the Bail granted to sanjeev Chawla an alleged bookie and accused in one of the biggest cricket match fixing scandal, by ASJ Patiala House Court.
A Single – Judge bench of Justice Asha Menon Delhi HC has reserved order on petition filed by Delhi Police through Public Prosecutor, Advocate Kewal Singh Ahuja, against the bail granted to Sanjeev Chawla
Sanjeev Chawla is one of the biggest scandals ever to hit the cricket and that also involved former South Africa Captain , the late Hansie Cronje , and many other former Indian cricket players. Whereas, the petition stated that on 25th, 26th, and 27th Feb. Sanjeev Chawla was interrogated but he din not cooperate with the investigation team and kept refusing his involvement in the case even after confronting him with all the evidence.
The petition also stated that “Accused Sanjeev Kumar Chawla is a British National it took 20 years to bring him to justice in India.
Investigation agency doing work hard on this case to get accused extradited from the UK and succeed in the matter on law and fact.
Delhi High Court reserved its order for the cancellation of bail and directed that if accused submits his bail bond and surety bond, the Duty MM will ensure that an undertaking is also simultaneously filed separately by the accused that said surety bond will subject to the outcome of the decision of this Court.
By Shubhi Singhal of Law College, Dehradun