New Delhi, May 28: The IPL Governing Council today appointed a three-member commission with two former judges as independent members to enquire into complaints of BCCI against Gurunath Meiyappan, Indian Cements, owner of Chennai Super Kings, and Jaipur IPL Pvt Ltd, owner of Rajasthan royals.
A press release issued by BCCI secretary Sanjay Jagdale said, the commission will include former Karnataka High Court judge Justice t. Jayaram chouta, Former Madras High Court judge Justice r. Balasubramanian, and Jagdale himself in his ex-officio capacity.
The commission has been asked to initiate adjudication proceedings at the earliest, the press release said.
The appointment of the commission comes in the wake of the arrest of Gurunath Meiyappan, son-in-law of BCCI president N. Srinivasan and team principal of Chennai Super Kings on charge of being involved in betting on IPL matches in collusion with bookies and actor Vindoo Dara Singh.
India Cements, owned by Srinivasan, had severed all connections with Meiyappan,. Rajasthan Royals is already in the eye of the storm, with three of its players arrested on charge of spot-fixing during IPL matches.