Spot-fixing: India Cements clarifies Gurunath Meiyappan's role with Chennai Super Kings

Gurunath, meanwhile, is expected to meet Mumbai Police Crime Branch officials in a short while from now; the police affixed the summons to the door of Gurunath's home in Chennai on Thursday (May 23), and a manager at the Super Kings' office in Chennai also accepted the summons on Gurunath's behalf.

updated: May 24, 2013 18:43 IST
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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."

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