Former Indian pacer S. Sreesanth made a shocking revelation in a podcast with Dennis Freedman claiming terrorist like treatment by Delhi police when he was arrested in 2013. He was discussing about the aftermath of 2013 IPL Spot Fixing scandal.
In 2013 IPL Spot Fixing scandal, three cricketers including S. Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila as well as several bookies were arrested . It was also reported that S. Sreesanth was drunk during the arrest, the charge is still denied by him,
The pacer claims that he was not drunk as he was recovering from injuries. He also alleged that it was a false story by police to deviate. He said that the police arrested him without any official arrest warrant.
He said that there were 60-70 commandos at the time of his arrest as if he was a terrorist.
S. Sreesanth also claimed that he was taken into a bullet-proof vehicle and treated like international criminal.
In 2015, a Delhi court released all the players in that case. However these players spent a few days in jail. in that S. Sreesanth also shared his ordeal of being inside the prison with several other criminals.