The Supreme Court of India (SC) on 17 April 2015 appointed Vivek Priyadarshi to head the team probing the Indian Premiere League (IPL) scandal. The decision was taken by a SC bench headed by Justice TS Thakur.
At present he is working as a Superintendent of Police (SP) in Central Bureau of India’s (CBI) anti corruption unit.
He succeeds BB Mishra as the head of the probing team who was retired on 31 March 2015.
The bench took the decision on the recommendation of a three member panel headed by former Chief Justice of India (CJI) RM Lodha. The panel was appointed by the SC in January 2015 to decide action against Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra who were found to have indulged in betting during the T20 league.
Who: Vivek Priyadarshi
When: 17 April 2015