IPL betting probe: CBI charge-sheets 2 ED officials for graft

NEW DELHI: The CBI has filed charge sheet against former Joint Director of the Enforcement Directorate J P Singh and others in connection with the alleged corruption in the IPL betting probe by the Directorate’s Ahmedabad unit.

Besides Singh, a 2000-batch Indian Revenue Service officer of the customs and excise wing, the then Additional Director Sanjay Kumar has also been named in the charge sheet at a special CBI court in Ahmedabad yesterday.

They have been charged with criminal conspiracy under the IPC and under relevant provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

CBI sources said the case was registered in 2015 on a complaint from the Directorate.

Singh and Kumar, along with two bookies Bimal Aggarwal and Chandresh Patel, were arrested in February this year and are in judicial custody.

The other accused in the CBI charge sheet include alleged middlemen and bookies Sonu Jalan, J K Arora, Dhruv Kumar Singh, Jayesh Thakkar, Paresh Patel and Surinder Mandi. (AGENCIES)


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