Spotfixing: Worried IPL boss Rajeev Shukla, Arun Jaitley tell law minister Kapil Sibal to act fast

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updated: May 24, 2013 14:20 IST
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New Delhi: Rattled by the spot-fixing scandal that has shaken Indian cricket, IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla and BCCI vice-President Arun Jaitley on Friday met Law Minister Kapil Sibal, demanding that a strong anti-fixing legislation be "enacted as soon as possible".

"Today Arun Jaitley, who is a BCCI vice-President and the Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee and me met Law Minister Mr Kapil Sibal and requested that the strongest possible law should be made to crack down on match-fixing," Shukla told reporters after the meeting.

"We welcome the initiative. The strongest possible punishment should be given. We want a law to be enacted as quickly as possible because in the absence of a law, these people are taking advantage," he said.

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