Delhi court to hear 2000 match-fixing case involving Hansie Cronje on May 20

The court has abated the proceedings against Hansie Cronje, who was indicted by the Kings Commission of Inquiry in South Africa, in view of his death in a plane crash in 2002. Earlier, police had told the court that the two other accused, Chawla and Khattar, are residents of UK and USA respectively and are hiding there.

updated: February 04, 2014 20:43 IST
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A court in New Delhi fixed May 20 for hearing the 2000 match-fixing scandal case involving former South African captain Hansie Cronje and five others and asked the Delhi Police to provide copy of the charge sheet and all the documents annexed with it to the accused.

The matter came up for hearing before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sanjay Khanagwal and the court posted it for May 20 for scrutiny of documents.

Earlier, the police had supplied the charge sheet to Delhi-based bookies Rajesh Kalra and Sunil Dara alias Bittu, who are presently out on bail in connection with the case and had appeared in the court complying with its summons.

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