Hansie Cronje's father threatens legal action against Indian police

Ewie Cronje has said he plans to move court because the Indian police had known since 1981 that match-fixing was occurring, but did nothing about it.

updated: July 25, 2013 10:38 IST
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Johannesburg: Ewie Cronje, father of deceased former South African captain Hansie Cronje, has threatened legal action against the Indian police for filing a chargesheet which implicates his son in the 2000 match-fixing scandal.

The Indian authorities have brought charges against Cronje and five international bookmakers 13 years after the scandal that rocked the international cricket fraternity. (Also read: Cricketers continue to interact with bookies, says former CSA chief)

But a New Delhi court has ruled that charges against Cronje should be dropped because he died in a plane crash in 2002.

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