Dope-tainted Sangwan hires SC lawyer

Delhi and Kolkata Knight Riders fast bowler Pradeep Sangwan has hired a Supreme Court lawyer to defend him on drug charges, according to Chetan Chauhan, Delhi and District Cricket Association vice president.

Speaking from Delhi on Tuesday evening, Chauhan said, “Sangwan has hired the services of a Supreme Court barrister to fight his case.”
The 23-year-old all-rounder tested positive in a random dope test conducted during the 2013 IPL season. His ‘A’ samples reportedly showed presence of banned substances.
“I was not present when his first and preliminary inquiry was held. It was a sort of an introductory hearing, where his lawyer was made aware about the charges he is facing,” Chauhan added.
“The regular hearing is now likely to take place within few weeks.”

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