The Punjab law enforcement on Monday arrested Ravinder Dandiwal, who is allegedly associated in the intercontinental tennis match-correcting scandal, from Mohali for not long ago internet hosting fake Sri Lankan T20 league game titles in the vicinity of Chandigarh.
He was subsequently created in a nearby court docket that despatched him to a 5-day police remand.
Ravinder Dandiwal going through costs of conducting a pretend cricket match
Dandiwal, who is on the radar of the Board of Handle for Cricket in India, is experiencing rates of internet hosting a cricket match of the Uva T20 league on June 29 that was aired in Sri Lanka through YouTube.
A BCCI ACU workforce will now be reaching Mohali and sharing the details with the law enforcement, confirmed BCCI’s Anti-Corruption Device (ACU) head Ajit Singh.
“Sure, he (Dandiwal) has been arrested and we are sending a staff there. We will obtain what ever information and facts we can, we will also share the data readily available with us to the law enforcement,” Singh informed IANS.
“No matter what is practical to the law enforcement, we are ready to hand it around,” he extra
The cricket match, comprising small-time gamers mainly of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, was played at a cricket academy in Sawara village, some 15 km from the point out capital.
The players have been sporting encounter masks, pretending to prevent the distribute of the coronavirus, and were donning numbered jerseys.
“Ravinder Dandiwal is arrested and we have been probing his position in this racket,” Mohali Senior Superintendent of Police Kuldeep Singh Chahal advised the media.
Earlier, the police experienced arrested Raju and Pankaj, who had booked the cricket ground of the Strokers Cricket Affiliation for Rs 33,000.
The scenario of the faux cricket match arrived to the gentle on the grievance of Parminder Singh, a resident of Kharar town.
Official resources explained the law enforcement have sent a observe to YouTube for airing the match.
“All the players who ended up hired for the cricket match was little-time players and they had been made available Rs5,000 to Rs10,000 for enjoying the match. The part of some Ranji players in internet hosting the match is also less than investigation,” a senior police official informed IANS.
He mentioned the players with darkish tan skins were selected for the match so that they appeared alike Sri Lankans.
Two cameras were being set up in this sort of a way they concentrated on the again of the gamers in buy to conceal their faces and have been usually getting extended photographs.
“When the match was airing, instantly a digicam captured some farmers doing work in a rice area. That raised a suspicion that the match is not currently being played in a stadium,” explained the police official, who is aspect of the investigation.
The Sri Lankan cricket board had by now denied their involvement in the tournament.
“Sri Lanka Cricket needs to announce that neither SLC nor its affiliates have any awareness or any involvement with a fantasy match staged by an undisclosed party under the title and title of Uva Leading League T20′, regardless of some media studies published by Indian web sites saying that these kinds of a tournament is staying played in Sri Lanka from 29th June 2020 onwards,” SLC had stated in a assertion.