Sreesanth confesses to spot-fixing charge

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Indian cricketer and Rajasthan Royals player S. Sreesanth Friday confessed to spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL), police said.

“Sreesanth has confessed to spot-fixing. He was teary eyed during interrogation,” a Delhi Police official told IANS.

Rajasthan Royals cricketer Ankeet Chavan was the first to accept his role in spot-fixing during questioned by Delhi Police while the third player, Ajit Chandila, has not yet accepted the charges.

The three were sent to a five-day police custody Thursday after being brought to Delhi from Mumbai, where they were arrested.

The trio were questioned Friday by officials of Delhi Police Special Cell.

Besides the three cricketers, Delhi Police have also arrested 11 bookies for alleged spot-fixing.

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