IPL 2013 spot-fixing controversy: Ankeet Chavan granted bail for marriage

Ankeet Chavan was arrested for his alleged role in the IPL 2013 spot-fixing controversy © AFP

New Delhi: May 30, 2013

Rajasthan Royals cricketer Ankeet Chavan, arrested in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2013 spot-fixing scandal, was on Thursday granted interim bail by a Delhi court to get married on June 2.

Additional Sessions Judge Vinay Kumar Khanna granted interim bail to Chavan till June 6 on a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh and a surety of equal amount.

Chavan was earlier denied relief by a magisterial court which said stigma could not be a ground to give him any concession.

Chavan and his teammates S Sreesanth and Ajit Chandila were arrested in Mumbai on May 16 by the Delhi police for their alleged involvement in spot-fixing in matches for payments up to Rs 60 lakh for giving away pre-determined number of runs in an over.

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