Mudgal Committee Files Report on IPL Scandal

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  • Supreme Court received a report by Justice Mudgal Committee on its investigation into the roles of ICC president N. Srinivasan and others on spot fixing scandal in IPL
  • Justice Thakur took on record which was handed over by advocate Raju Ramachandran and the court has post the case for hearing on September 2014
  • Betting allegations against Mr. Srinivasan, his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan and the co-owner of Rajasthan Royals, Raj Kundra has started and the report is supposed to be submitted by August
  • The Bench earlier has reported that the role of Mr. Gurunath Meiyappan in Chennai Super Kings as the team owner, as well as the allegations of betting and passing on information against him, stand proved. But the allegations of spot-fixing require further investigation
  • Justice Mudgal panel had also observed that the allegations of betting and spot-fixing against Raj Kundra, team owner of Jaipur Cricket Private Ltd. [Rajasthan Royals], need further investigation
  • Another Bench said the allegations against the 13 persons, including Mr. N. Srinivasan, mentioned in the report submitted in the sealed cover should be investigated into by the Justice Mudgal Committee and the team of investigators
  • This is because of the Probe Committee is entrusted to inquire into the allegations, there is likelihood of the allegations being leaked to the public and such leakage will damage the reputation of the 13 persons beyond repair
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