IPL betting racket busted in Ghaziabad, four held

They were arrested from a flat at Vrindavan Green Apartments of Rajendra Nagar, Sahibabad around 11.45 PM last night, said SP (City) Aakash Tomar.

PTI| Last Updated: May 10, 2017, 00:21 AM IST
IPL betting racket busted in Ghaziabad, four held
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Ghaziabad: The crime branch team of UP police has busted a cricket betting racket in Sahibabad area here and arrested five persons in this connection.

They were arrested from a flat at Vrindavan Green Apartments of Rajendra Nagar, Sahibabad around 11.45 PM last night, said SP (City) Aakash Tomar.

"Acting on a tip-off, the crime branch team conducted a raid at a flat in Rajendra Nagar and arrested Paras Narang, Anshul Jain, Amrish Mittal, Ashok Kumar and Vipin Goel, while they were engaged in online betting," he said.

Police have recovered a laptop, an LCD TV, a Wi-Fi modem, two calculators, 15 mobile phones, three chargers, 8 note books and Rs 12,000 in cash.

The police is probing if they had any international connections, the officer added.