Bengaluru, December 20: Continuing their investigation on the Karnataka Premier League match and spot-fixing scandal, the Central Crime Branch (CCB) raided the home of recently-elected Karnataka State Cricket Association secretary Santosh Menon.
“In the KPL case, the CCB carried out morning raids at the house of Santosh Menon, KSCA Secretary. A search warrant was taken from the court,’’ joint commissioner of police (crime) in Bengaluru city Sandeep Patil said.
Menon becomes the second KSCA official to come under the scanner for the fixing KPL games.
A few weeks ago, CCB arrested Sudhendra Shinde, a KSCA committee member and Karnataka U-19 coach. He is He the manager of the KPL team Belagavi Panthers.
The former Karnataka cricketer Shinde was put behind bars for conspiring with Belagavi Panthers owner Asfak Ali Thara and captain CM Gautam to fix games.
A total of 15 persons have been accused in the KPL fixing scam so far including three players, one coach, one manager, two owners and several bookies from around India.