The latest statement from the CSK camps beggars belief. Here it is in full:
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.
The trouble with this statement is that is seems to be a brazen attempt by the CSK management (led by N. Srinivasan) to disassociate themselves from Meiyappan. Unfortunately for them, there's plenty of evidence proving Meiyappan was indeed the the team principal cum owner of the team.
Let's begin with Meiyappan's Twitter profile: (Here is also the cached link because the profile has been updated)
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