Special Cell may call Shilpa Shetty and other team owners on IPL spot-fixing Case. Recently Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra surrenders passport to Delhi Police. Kundra has been told not to leave the country.
This comes a day after he was questioned for almost 12 hours.Information on Kundra came to light during the interrogation of his friend Umesh Goenka, a businessman who reportedly used to ask RR players about strategy, team composition, pitch situation and even things like the possible winner of a match.
Delhi Police recorded Goenka`s statement under Section 164 CrPC in front of a magistrate. This bars him from retracting his statement.
He reportedly gave important details on the involvement of others and more evidence on three arrested cricketers-S Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila. Goenka was first questioned on Tuesday. Kundra is Goenka`s partner in his steel ingots manufacturing business called Ashwini Steel Private Limited in Ahmedabad.
Goenka was reportedly present at most RR matches and interacted with the players and the team management. Sources said RR player Sidharth Trivedi named Goenka as one of those who interacted with the players and asked them about strategy. It was after this that Kundra was called for questioning.
Kundra was quizzed mainly on three aspects. He was asked about the capacity in which Goenka interacted with the management on team strategy and asked players other questions. Kundra was also asked about the “open parties his team players attended” with the bookies at the team hotel. Delhi Police also asked Kundra about his team`s partnership and investment pattern since he only owns 11.7% in the team. The major stakes are held by people based abroad-Manoj Badale,Lachlan Murdoch and Suresh Chellaram.