New Delhi: Sanjeev Chawla, the main accused in the match-fixing case, was caught and brought to India from London on Thursday. Following the court's decision, England had extradited Chawla to India on Wednesday. Sanjeev Chawla was allegedly involved in a match-fixing racket. Now Delhi's crime branch will interrogate him. The names of many cricketers were also revealed in the match-fixing case.
Delhi Police reached India with Sanjeev Chawla at 10.30 am on Thursday. Now he will be taken to the Crime Branch office in RKpuram. After this, he will be tried in court and take remand. Sanjeev Chawla is the prime accused in the match-fixing scandal that rocked the sporting world in the year 2000. DCP Ram Gopal Naik's team went to England to bring him to India.
Sanjeev Chawla went to London only in 1996. According to sources, Chawla ran a betting gang in the 90s under the patronage of Mumbai's industrialists and D-Company operators. It is alleged that he fixed the matches through the legendary cricketers of South Africa, India, Pakistan and other countries. His Indian passport has been revoked in the year 2000. In 2005 he got a UK passport.