IPL spot-fixing: Gurunath Meiyappan, Vindoo Dara Singh get bail

Mumbai, June 4 (ANI): Gurunath Meiyappan, the son-in-law of BCCI chief N Srinivasan and actor Vindoo Dara Singh were granted bail by a court here on Tuesday in connection with their respective roles in the Indian Premier League (IPL) betting and spot-fixing case.

The bail was granted for an amount of Rs.25,000 each. Both of the accused have also been instructed not to leave the country, and told to surrender their passports to the concerned authorities.

Meiyappan and Vindoo have also been asked to visit the Mumbai Crime Branch Office at least twice a week.

Meiyappan was arrested on May 24 for allegedly taking part in illegal betting on the IPL which is the subject of multiple police investigations.

The BCCI had earlier announced that a three-member inquiry commission will investigate spot-fixing and betting allegations against arrested players and also Meiyappan, who has been arrested by the police over charges of betting in IPL matches.

Three players of Rajasthan Royals team S. Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila as well as over a dozen of bookies have so far been arrested on suspicion of spot-fixing in the IPL matches.

Chavan was granted conditional bail till June 6 for his wedding by a Delhi Court. (ANI)