IPL betting scandal: CSK boss Gurunath Meiyappan,Vindoo get bail

As a condition for bail,both will have to appear before Mumbai Crime Branch every alternate day.

Written by PTI | Mumbai | Published: June 4, 2013 11:40:35 am

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) principal Gurunath Meiyappan and actor Vindoo Dara Singh,arrested in connection with the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal,were granted bail o n Tuesday by a local court here.

Besides Vindoo and Meiyappan,the son-in-law of N Srinivasan who recently stepped aside as BCCI president,six other bookies were granted relief on the bond of Rs 25,000 each.

The duo moved the bail applications yesterday after the metropolitan magistrate remanded them in judicial custody till June 14.

The court also asked all of them to not leave the country and report to the Crime Branch every alternate day.

The lawyers of Meiyappan and Vindoo requested the court to grant bail to their clients arguing that their custodial interrogation was not required.

Meiyappan (35) was arrested on the night of May 25 for his alleged involvement in the IPL betting scandal.

He was in the eye of a storm after actor and TV reality show winner Vindoo,arrested on May 22 for his alleged links with bookies,admitted to having placed bets on his behalf.

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