The Mumbai Police has recovered a mobile phone from a yacht belonging to BCCI chief N Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan, who was arrested last week on charges of betting. The cellphone, which was found during a search of the plush, 70-foot yacht berthed at the Chennai Marina, could provide vital clues to the cops in their probe into spot-fixing in the just-concluded edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Also read: Some members had asked Srinivasan to quit: Sources
Sources say that three of the four cellphones that the police had been looking for, have now been recovered; the phones, the police say, were used by Mr Meiyappan to place bets.
Cops had, on Sunday, reportedly recovered a diary during searches at Mr Meiyappan's residence in Chennai that suggest he had a key position in CSK. They had also reportedly found visiting cards that describe him as the Team Principal of CSK. Mr Srinivasan, his father-in-law, though claims that he was merely an "enthusiastic" supporter who travelled with the team.