Gurunath Meiyappan's Voice Sample Confirmed in IPL Spot-Fixing Case: Sources

Gurunath Meiyappan was arrested last year after he was charged with betting in Indian Premier League 2013.

updated: October 24, 2014 17:35 IST
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Gurunath Meiyappan's voice sample has been confirmed in a tapped conversation, sources have revealed to NDTV. Meiyappan, son-in-law of suspended BCCI chief N . Srinivasan was chargesheeted by the Mumbai police and even spent time in jail last year but had refused to depose before the Justice Mukul Mudgal-led probe committee saying the case was sub-judice. Meiyappan was a team owner of Chennai Super Kings.

Central Forensice Science Laboratory confirmed that the voices of Meiyappan, Vindu Darasingh and other arrested accused in the IPL spot-fixing case are the same as those intercepted voices of the arrested accused. The Mudgal panel is expected to submit its final probe report to the Supreme Court on October 30. The next hearing of the case has been scheduled on November 10. (IPL spot-fixing scandal hurt Indian cricket's image: Virat Kohli to NDTV)

A report on a whorl of malpractices, including spot-fixing and betting, was submitted on February 10 to the Supreme Court by the Mudgal committee. Mudgal was appointed to investigate the scandal after an internal probe ordered by the BCCI cleared Meiyappan and Rajasthan Royals owner Raj Kundra of corruption charges.

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