Four bookies arrested
Mar 6, 2011 7:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Police in the Chhattisgarh capital of India have unearthed a cricket betting racket worth Indian Rs.100 million and arrested four bookies while they were accepting bets on the cricket World Cup match between Australia and Sri Lanka.
’We raided a flat Saturday evening in Mahoba bazaar and arrested four people who were accepting bets on the World Cup match between Australia and Sri Lanka,’ Additional Superintendent of Police (Raipur) Ajatshatru Bahadur told reporters here Sunday.
He added that the crime branch sleuths arrested the four bookies Ramesh, Jitendra, Lawesh and Vidhan.
Police said that the four were involved in an inter-state betting racket for years. Lawesh and Jitendra are residents of Nagpur while the rest live here.