New Delhi: A Mumbai Court on Saturday sent Gurunath Meiyappan, son-in-law of BCCI President N Srinivasan and owner of Chennai Super Kings, to Police custody till May 29.

Meiyappan was arrested late on Friday night for his alleged involvement in IPL betting scandal, raising serious doubts about continuance of the franchise in the hugely popular T20 league.

Meiyappan was arrested after nearly two-and-a-half hours of questioning that began at 9.30 pm.

The 35-year-old top honcho of CSK, twice IPL champions, was in the eye of a huge storm after actor and TV reality show winner Vindoo Dara Singh, arrested for his alleged links to bookies, admitted to having placed bets on his behalf.

The crime branch, according to sources, had call data records of conversations between Vindoo and Meiyappan and they are learnt to have confronted the two with the transcripts.
ey are learnt to have confronted the two with the transcripts.

(JPN/Agencies)

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