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Salman Butt wants spot-fixing case to be reopened

Islamabad, Jun 29: Salman Butt has asked Pakistan's chief justice to look into the spot-fixing scam that led to the banned former captain serving a prison term in England.Butt returned home last Friday after being

India TV News Desk [ Updated: June 29, 2012 19:25 IST ]
salman butt wants spot fixing case to be reopened
salman butt wants spot fixing case to be reopened

Islamabad, Jun 29: Salman Butt has asked Pakistan's chief justice to look into the spot-fixing scam that led to the banned former captain serving a prison term in England.




Butt returned home last Friday after being freed from Canterbury Prison in England, having completed seven months of a 2 1/2-year sentence for fixing.

Butt told private television channel Express News on Thursday that he knows nothing about the pre-determined no-balls bowled by fast bowlers Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif in a test against England at Lord's in 2010 and said chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry should reopen the case.

Butt was banned for 10 years -- five of which are suspended. However, he now plans to file an appeal against the ban in the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

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