Lawyer of the small time Bollywood actor -- Maneshinde claimed that his client would seek compensation from the Mumbai cops who had arrested Vindoo over his alleged role in IPL spot fixing scandal.
Speaking about their future steps, the lawyer said, "The case under which my client was arrested is illegal and I think we should apply for compensation to the high court."
Maneshinde also asserted that there were no anti-betting law currently prevails in the country, hence, Vindoo's arrest was illegal. The lawyer also raised the point that his client was charged under sections were bailable and yet had been kept in custody for over a week.
Vindoo along with Gurunath Meiyappan were granted bail. The duo were allegedly had placed bets on several IPL matches. Vindoo also allegedly had links with several bookies and allegedly had sent escorts to many tainted players and umpires.
Meiyappan was arrested on May 24 for allegedly taking part in illegal betting in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and had triggered major upheaval in the cricket world.
The most high profile causality of this scandal was his father-in-law N Srinivasan, who had to keep away from BCCI. He is president of BCCI.
The Mumbai court has told Vindoo and Gurunath two have been told not to leave the country and surrender their passports to the police. The court has also asked them to report to Mumbai Crime Branch office two days in a week.
While Meiyappan's lawyer refused to make any comment regarding any conspiracy, Vindoo's lawyer asserted that his client might have become a scapegoat of a deeper conspiracy of politics in BCCI.
The lawyer was quoted as saying, "This is the second time that in a political war in the BCCI such a case has been registered. It should not have been done."