With the pressure on them building, India Cements, the owners of Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League, has distanced itself from Gurunath Meiyappan, the son-in-law of N Srinivasan who has been summoned by the Mumbai Police's Crime Branch for questioning in connection with the spot-fixing investigation.
"India Cements clarifies that Mr Gurunath Meiyappan is neither the Owner, nor CEO/Team Principal of Chennai Super Kings," said an India Cements statement. "Mr Gurunath is only one of the Members (Honorary) of the Management Team of Chennai Super Kings.
"India Cements follows zero-tolerance policy and if anyone is proved guilty, strict action will be taken immediately. India Cements assures full cooperation with BCCI and the law enforcement authorities."