IPL spot fixing: Mudgal committee submits report
The Mudgal committee submitted its final report on the IPL season 6 spot-fixing probe. S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan were three prominent cricketers arrested on allegations of spot-fixing.Updated: Nov 03, 2014 13:38 IST
Justice Mukul Mudgal on Monday submitted to the Supreme Court the final report of his investigation into the allegations of betting and spot fixing in the 2013 edition of Indian Premier League (IPL).
Justice Mudgal committee that investigated the allegations against sidelined BCCI chief N Srinivasan and 12 others submitted the report in a sealed cover.
The apex court bench headed by justice TS Thakur, before which senior counsel Raju Ramachandran submitted the report on Monday, said that it will be taken up for hearing as scheduled November 10.
S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan were three prominent IPL cricketers arrested on allegations of spot-fixing and former Chennai Super Kings (CSK) ‘Team Principal’ and former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chief N Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan and Bollywood actor Vindoo Dara Singh were arrested for allegations of betting during the sixth edition of the cash-rich league are all out on bail.
Srinivasan had to step down as the BCCI president due to his involvement with CSK, one of the franchises under the radar, though he remains International Cricket Council chairman.
The committee, comprising justice Mudgal, additional solicitor general L Nageswara Rao, advocate Nilay Dutta, deputy director general of police (Narcotics Control Bureau) BB Mishra and former India captain Sourav Ganguly, got together in the capital as the final draft of the report was being prepared.
(With inputs from PTI and IANS)
First Published: Nov 03, 2014 08:56 IST