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Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday said he has been forced to hang his head in shame due to the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing scandal, which is becoming bigger and murkier with each passing day, insisting that a deterrent law could have prevented the credibility crisis that cricket is facing right now.
"It is very shameful. As a young person, as a sports fan, as the Sports Minister of the country, my head hangs in shame today," Jitendra said.
Meanwhile, Vice-President of Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) Rajiv Shukla said, "The Mumbai and Delhi Police are competent authorities and let them finish the investigations before jumping to any conclusions. How can you term anyone guilty before the investigations are completed? Let the Police report be submitted and then we will be in a better position to talk further."
Earlier in the day, Mumbai Police reached Chennai with the objective of questioning Chennai Super Kings 'principal' Gurunath Meiyappan, the son-in-law of team owner and Board of Control for Cricket in India president N Srinivasan, in connection with the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing scandal.
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