KPL Match-Fixing Scam: Bengaluru Central Crime Branch Arrests Sudhendra Shinde
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Bengaluru, December 4: City Crime Branch has arrested Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) Management Committee member Sudhendra Shinde in Karnataka Premier League (KPL) match-fixing case.

Police custody will be taken today for further interrogation to check for the involvement of other people. A team of Central Crime Branch of Bengaluru police had on Monday conducted a search at the residence of Sudhindra Shinde, former Belgavi team coach, in connection with the match-fixing scandal. KPL Match-Fixing Scam: Belagavi Panthers’ Owner Asfaq Ali Thara Arrested for Alleged Involvement in Betting.

A search warrant was taken from a court and search was conducted at the residence of Sudhindra Shinde, an official said. The police had earlier arrested Belgavi Panthers team's owner -- Ali -- for placing bets on the matches. He had allegedly placed bets with a bookie based in Dubai and was in touch with players of other teams during the league.