Did Delhi Police jump the gun on Raj Kundra? Just 24 hours after police commissioner Neeraj Kumar was on the national networks claiming Kundra had confessed to betting in the IPL games, the police are undecided on what to do with the Rajasthan Royals part owner.

Arresting Kundra under the Gambling Act may prove to be tricky because beyond his so-called confession, police have no evidence against him.

Neeraj Kumar told TV channels on Friday, "We don't have evidence against Raj Kundra, so can't arrest him". On Thursday he had said that Kundra was betting in the IPL matches, had lost money, and that his friend and business associate, Umesh Goenka, was a bookie.

Kumar refused to comment when contacted by TOI.

Meanwhile, Kundra released a statement on Friday saying he was innocent. "As a shareholder in RR, the investigating team of Delhi Police deemed it fit to question me too...I as a law abiding citizen volunteered to positively respond to the call. I satisfactorily replied to the queries raised by the police and they accordingly allowed me to leave after my questioning," it said.

Delhi Police officials say they are not probing Kundra for spot-fixing. "Since we are investigating spot-fixing incidents and his name has come up during the interrogation of Umesh Goenka, we will call him again for questioning," a source said, adding that cops had some leads in the spot-fixing probe, for which they would require to probe Kundra again.

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