New Delhi: In another twist to IPL betting scandal, Gurunath Meiyappan, who has been facing the heat after his alleged links with arrested bollywood actor Vindoo Dara Singh came to light, has now been disowned by India Cements the owner of the Chennai Super Kings.
India Cements on Friday released a statement stating that Meiyappan "is neither the Owner, nor CEO/Team Principal of Chennai Super Kings".
In a written release by TS Raghupathy, executive president of India Cements, the company stated, "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 co-operation with BCCI and the Law Enforcement authorities."
India Cements has also assured full cooperation to the BCCI in its investigation against spot-fixing in the IPL.