Kochi, May 22: Public sector Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd on Tuesday (May 21) suspended tainted cricketer S Sreesanth who was arrested by Delhi police on allegations of spot fixing.
The speedster was posted in the Marketing division of BPCL at Irumpanam near here as Assistant Manager, BPCL sources said. Sreesanth was earlier dropped from the Kerala Lottery advertisement.
Sreesanth was one of the three Rajasthan Royals cricketers arrested last week by Delhi police for their alleged involvement in spot-fixing. All three players have been suspended by BCCI and the franchise. They are still in police custody.
Sreesanth, on Tuesday claimed innocence and said he never indulged in spot-fixing.