Spot-fixing: Sreesanth shopped clothes worth 1.9 lakhs, bought smartphone for girlfriend, say police

Delhi Police has claimed that the Kerala pacer made the payments in cash and also bought a Blackberry phone for his girlfriend.

updated: May 22, 2013 00:39 IST
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Sreesanth bought designer clothes worth Rs. 1.95 lakh in Mumbai in a single day and gifted a costly smartphone to his girlfriend using the money he allegedly got from spot-fixing in IPL matches, Delhi Police claimed on Tuesday as it added the charge of criminal breach of trust against the pacer in the case.

It also formally arrested a former domestic player Babu Rao Yadav, who was picked up from Delhi on Monday and questioned for his links with arrested player Ajit Chandila, in the case. With this, 18 people have been arrested for their alleged roles in spot-fixing in IPL matches.

A day after seizing Rs. 20 lakh from Chandila's cricket kit from his aunt's house in Haryana's Palwal, police claimed it recovered the clothes bought by Sreesanth in Mumbai and the Blackberry Z10 model costing around Rs. 42,000 which he gifted to his girlfriend. (Also read: Police investigating links with Bollywood, Tollywood)

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