3 held in Bhilai, 5 arrested in Delhi for betting on IPL 2020 matches

imagesource: New Indian Express
imagesource: New Indian Express

Bhilai police arrested 3 accused persons from a hotel in Khursipar locality in Bhilai city for alleged involvement in a betting racket related to IPL 2020.

Durg Superintendent of Police Prashant Thakur stated that the arrested accused were identified as Rakesh Agrawal, Pranshu Gupta and Devendra Pratap Kurre, all residents of Chirmiri town of Korea district, as reported by the Pioneer.

Thakur said, “Police seized five mobile phones, six ATM cards, Rs 5,270 in cash and betting records detailing transactions of Rs 8 lakh from them.”

While in Delhi, police apprehended 5 people for betting on IPL 2020 matches.

Police recovered one laptop, nine mobile phones, and Rs 21,200 in cash from the possession of the accused persons.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) South-West, Ingit Pratap Singh said, “Five people arrested for allegedly running an IPL cricket betting racket. One laptop, nine mobile phones, and Rs 21,200 in cash recovered from them”, reported Zee Business News.