Betting Guru, Vindoo to be grilled more, custody extended

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Mumbai, May 31: A Mumbai court on Friday, May 31 once again extended police custody of Gurunath Meiyappan and Vindoo Dara Singh. Now, the two accused have been sent to police custody till June 3.

Mumbai Police received more time to interrogate both Meiyappan and Vindoo regarding their alleged roles in IPL spot fixing scandal.

Meanwhile, a close aide of Meiyappan -- Vikram Aggarwal surrendered in Mumbai to face probe in the fixing row. Vikram, a hotelier from Chennai, had gone missing since Vindoo's arrest. Vinkram allegedly had played a conduits between bookies, Bollywood celebrities and players. According to sources, Vikram introduced Vindoo to Meiyappan who latter was lured to set bets on several IPL matches.

Vindoo and Guru

Meanwhile, IPL CEO Sundar Raman filed an official complaint against India Cements owned by BCCI chief N Srinivasan, Meiyappan and Rajasthan Royals. The Probe committee set up by the BCCI will now probe this complaint.

The country was shocked when Mumbai Police arrested Srinivasan's son-in-law Meiyappan, who was known as the CEO of Chennai Super Kings (CSK). Meiyappan, during his initial interrogation, told police that Vindoo lured him to place bets on IPL matches and he lost money in the recently concluded season of the league.

Meiyappan was arrested following Vindoo's statements. Vindoo, son of late Bollywood actor Dara Singh, was the winner of TV reality show Bigg Boss. He allegedly was in touch with many bookies and allegedly had supplied escorts to many cricketers.

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