Ajit Chandila

Ajit Chandila was one of the three Rajasthan Royals cricketers who were arrested during the Indian Premier League 2013 for their connection with the spot-fixing and betting scandal © AFP

New Delhi: Aug 26, 2013

According to reports, the Delhi court on Monday, will hear the bail pleas of nine accused including Rajasthan Royals cricketer Ajit Chandila in the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal.

As reported by Zee News,  the court would hear the bail pleas of Chandila and bookies Jitender Kumar Jain, Ashwani Agarwal, Ramesh Vyas, Deepak Kumar, Sunil Bhatia and Firoz Farid Ansari, ex-Ranji player Baburao Yadav and Chandra Prakash Jain alias Chandresh Jain, who was allegedly accepting bets by the name of Jupiter.

These nine accused are presently in judicial custody.

The police had filed its charge sheet in the case and had alleged that Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel, who have been “controlling the fixing and betting market” in cricket in India, were behind the IPL spot-fixing scandal.