Rahul Dravid made witness in IPL spot-fixing scandal

New Delhi, Jul 16, 2013:  Rahul Dravid, the captain of Rajasthan Royals team, has recorded his statement with the Delhi Police in the IPL spot-fixing scandal and will be made a prosecution witness.

According to media reports, the special cell of Delhi Police went to Bangalore on July 10 and under section 161 of the CrPC, Dravid’s statement was recorded.

The former India captain has expressed his sadness over the entire issue saying he was unaware of the scandal and termed it as a tough phase for his IPL team. Delhi Police is set to file a charge sheet that includes the name of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, Chota Shakeel among others in the spot-fixing scandal.

Three Rajasthan Royals cricketer – S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan – were arrested by Delhi Police on charges of spot-fixing.

(with news agency inputs)