IPL chief financial officer yorked by Supreme Court order on scam

The BCCI has removed five India Cements officials who were part of various BCCI sub-committees as per the Supreme Court directive on the IPL scam.

updated: March 31, 2014 23:02 IST
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Mumbai: Complying with the Supreme Court's order, the Board of Control for Cricket in India has given marching orders to all the employees of India Cements or its associate companies who were also part of the cricket Board. Confirming the development, a BCCI source told PTI on Monday, "All India Cements employees connected with the BCCI have been taken out of the Board as per the Supreme Court's order." (Also read: BCCI accepts Supreme Court order)

The notable faces among them are Tamil Nadu Cricket Association secretary and a close aide of president N Srinivasan, Kashi Viswanathan, who was a member of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) and New Area Development sub-committees. He headed the costs department of India Cements for a long time and retired only a couple of years back.

Apart from Vishwanathan, others India Cements employees who have been removed from the BCCI till the Supreme Court's final orders are Indian team's logistics manager Menon Arathi Satish, chief financial officer of Indian Premier Leaguesince the inaugural season in 2008. Prasanna Kannan, the joint secretary of TNCA RI Palani who is one of the senior managers of the company and is a member of the BCCI zonal academies committee and and P S Raman, vice-president of TNCA who is also Srinivasan's lawyer and a legal consultant for both TNCA and BCCI.

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