This germane application has been has been filed by Aditay Varma of CAB © IANS
This germane application has been has been filed by Aditya Verma of CAB © IANS

In the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing scandal the honourable Supreme Court of India has agreed to hear the petition which seeks to hand over Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee’s report. This chronicle has the names of some cricketers. This report has to be handed over to Justice RM Lodha panel. The panel is considering bureaucratic remodelling for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). This germane application has been has been filed by Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB). It was intimated to the three-judge bench which was directed by TS Thakur. It had asked for its listing to be quickly heard today. The intercession had alleged that if all the details of the third report were not presented to the Justice Lodha Committee, all the hard work and time invested by the Mudgal Committee and the investigation team would be wasted. READ: S Sreesanth contemplated suicide after being named in IPL 2013 spot-fixing and betting scandal

It is said that the massive expenditure done by the corresponding governments will totally go desolate.  The intercession has desired a direction to the Supreme Court Registry to transfer the first report to Justice Lodha Committee and also the complete details of Justice Mudgal Committee’s third report. This report was submitted in the court in November 2014. “This is necessary since Justice Lodha Committee has to have the benefit of the full text of the Justice Mudgal Committee report to appreciate the extent of the malaise which has set in the game of cricket so that while suggesting the administrative reforms for BCCI it can suggest measures to ensure that in future the reputation of the game of cricket will not be sullied by any scam.” ALSO READ: IPL 2013 betting and spot-fixing scandal: Gurunath Meiyappan, Raj Kundra’s fates to be decided July 2015

“If the full text of the third report is not given to the Justice Lodha Committee, the time and effort spent by Justice Mudgal Committee and the investigating team and the heavy expenditure incurred by the respective governments will go totally waste,” the petition filed by Aditya Verma, secretary of the association, said. It said that the enquiry committee’s final report incorporates the accusations and charges against the 13 persons which include N Srinivasan and the sealed cover is still with the Supreme Court Registry and has not been given to anyone.

“Pursuant to the order of this court, the Justice Lodha Committee has published the first portion of their report on the punishment to be imposed on Gurunath Meiyappan, Raj Kundra and Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals.” The application said, “The committee is considering administrative reforms for BCCI and has sought time till end of December this year to complete its work.”

(With inputs form PTI)