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Two held for betting on IPL matches

Last Updated: Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 15:40

Rajkot: Two persons were arrested for
running a betting network on ongoing Indian Premier League
(IPL) matches, police said Thursday.

Nasruddin Sumra (25) and Vishal Racchha (24) were
arrested last evening from Press Colony area on Jamnagar road
last evening when they were busy in accepting bets on
phones on match played between Rajasthan Royals and Kings
Eleven Punjab, they said.

The crime branch sleuths raided the house in the
colony on a tip off and seized 11 mobile phones and a lap top
worth rupees 48,000 from their possession, police said.

Primary investigation revealed that the house was
owned by one Afzal who was in Ahmedabad for last two weeks for
his wife`s medical treatment and has asked Nasruddin to take
care of the house, but Nasruddin started running a betting
network from there, police said.

Searches have been launched to nab the king pin of the
network, they added.


First Published: Thursday, April 8, 2010 - 15:40

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