Chennai: India Cements, the owner of IPL team Chennai Super Kings has issued a statement clarifying that Gurunath Meiyappan is just a honorary member of the management.
The statement comes after actor Vindoo Dara Singh who was arrested in Mumbai over the IPL spot-fixing case claimed that he used to bet on behalf of Mr Meiyappan.
Below is the press statement.
May 24, 2013
India Cements clarifies that Mr. Gurunath Meiyappan is neither the Owner, nor CEO / Team Principal of Chennai Super Kings. 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.
The India Cements Ltd.