The Bombay High Court on Tuesday said that Maharashtra government should consider taking legal action against those cricket associations, who have defaulted on arrears to the police for providing security cover during the IPL matches, if they failed to pay the dues by April 18.
A division bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar and A P Bhangale was on Tuesday told by the state government that dues of around Rs nine crores was pending. (Image for representational purpose)
These IPL matches were held in 2010-11 and 2011-12. The Vidarbha Cricket Association has to pay Rs 2,42,78,373 for the security given during three matches held in 2010. Sunder Raman, COO of IPL has to pay Rs 5,93,71,364 and the Maharashtra Cricket Association has arrears upto Rs 4,13,445, additional government pleader Sameer Patil said.