New Delhi, Jul 25: All the 36 accused persons including former India capped cricketer S Sreesanth were today discharged in the IPL-6 spot fixing case by a Delhi court. Other two prominent IPL players — Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan — who were on bail were also discharged in the case in which six persons including underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and his aide Chhota Shakeel were declared proclaimed offenders. (Read: IPL spot-fixing case: Delhi Court acquits S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankit Chavan)
“All are discharged (from the case),” Additional Sessions Judge Neena Bansal Krishna said while pronouncing the order. The case was today put for order on framing of charges against the 36 accused persons who were on bail.
Sreesanth, 32, broke down on hearing the order while the other accused including the players present in the courtroom started hugging each other. Talking to PTI, Sreesanth said at last justice has been done to him, adding, “God willing, I will be able to return to cricket. I have no regrets, no complaints.”