IPL betting: Pune police busts racket, money worth Rs. 27 lakh seized
The Pimpri Chinchwad police of Pune has said that it has arrested four people for betting in the IPL match in Pune and an amount of ₹ 27 lakh cash was seized,
Pune: With the Indian Premier League (IPL) matches continuing, so are the reports of police arresting people involved in betting.
The Pimpri Chinchwad police of Pune has said that it has arrested four people for betting in the IPL match in Pune and an amount of Rs. 27 lakh cash was seized,
According to the police, the betting racket was busted at Kalewadi and the FIR into the matter was registered.
The police said that the accused, who have been involved in betting since long, were now betting on the match between Delhi Capitals and Gujarat Titans. The match was being played at MCA stadium in Pune on Saturday.
The police have registered FIR against four people including a repeat offender.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Manchak Ippar said, "Acting on a tip-off, a raid was conducted in Kalewadi area of Pimpri Chinchwad city in Pune district and accused were arrested red-handed The matter has been registered against them at the Wakad police station under IPC sections 353 and 34, Telegraph act and Maharashtra Prevention of Gambling act."