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IPL spot-fixing case: Panel to submit report today

India TV News Desk 03 Nov 2014, 7:41:49 AM IST
India TV News Desk

New Delhi: Probe committee headed by (Retd.) Justice Mukul Mudgal is expected to submit the final report on IPL spot-fixing to Supreme Court today.

“We will be submitting the final report to the Supreme Court on November 3. Beyond this, I won't be able to divulge any other information,” Justice Mudgal said.

A bench headed by Justice T S Thakur, which had granted extension and sought final report in two months, will hear the matter on November 10 for which BCCI is eagerly waiting.

Mudgal panel might also tell Supreme Court in its report that their is enough proof against Gurunath Meiyappan, son-in-law of ICC chief N Srinivasan, for his alleged involvement in betting during the 2013 IPL matches.

The committee is also learnt to have found enough material against Meiyappan, who was not just a 'cricket enthusiast' as claimed by Srinivasan but was involved in betting.

Bollywood actor Vindoo Dara Singh was also arrested for allegedly acting as a middleman between Meiyappan and bookies.

Earlier, in the interim report, submitted to the court in August this year, the panel talked about the role of 13 individuals and the alleged involvement of Meiyappan, an official of CSK, in betting and leaking confidential match related information during the 2013 IPL matches.

The committee had submitted its preliminary report in February had mentioned about role of Srinivasan and Meiyappan in the scandal.

Acting on the report, the apex court in May had asked Srinivasan to step down from the post of president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

S.Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan were three prominent IPL cricketers arrested on allegations of spot-fixing, while former CSK ‘Team Principal' Gurunath Meiyappan and Bollywood actor Vindoo Dara Singh are behind bars on allegations of betting during the sixth edition of the cash-rich league.