UK Court Clears Extradition Of Bookie Sanjeev Chawla

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Sanjeev Kumar Chawla is an accused in the match-fixing scandal of 2000 (Representational)


Sanjeev Kumar Chawla, a bookie accused in the match fixing scandal of 2000 involving Hansie Cronje, the former South African captain, should be extradited, a UK court has ruled.

The case will now be sent to the UK Home Secretary.

Chawla has been accused of acting as a conduit between Hansie Cronje, then captain of the South African test cricket team, and bookies who wanted to fix cricket matches between January and March 2000.

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He moved to UK in 1996 and was arrested in London in June 2016.

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