- The Justice Mukul Mudgal panel is now set to probe into the 13 unverified allegations that it earlier submitted following a probe into the betting and spot-fixing allegations in IPL.
- It was hesitant to hand over the probe to the police or CBI due to their mismanagement and want the proceeding to be fiercely guarded as it has serious implications on cricket.
- The panel also stood by its statements that Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and its owner N Srinivasan had deposed that G urunath Meiyappan, who happens to be the latter’s son-in law and is an accused in betting, was merely a cricket lover.
- The panel is going to submit the recordings after BCCI Counsel requested for it amidst a statement that both Dhoni and Srinivasan have declined making such a statement.
- It its report it had stated that although Meiyappan was not a shareholder in India Cements, the main owner of CSK, and so cannot be considered an owner of CSK, under operational rules his involvement in the team would render him as a team official.
- It also hinted at BCCI having given them low quality equipments for recording leading to feeble voices being produces. The panel then stopped these recording after they were leaked out to other people, possible through BCCI staff.
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