Accused in IPL betting case arrested

Updated: May 27, 2013, 15:57 PM IST

Chennai: An accused in the IPL betting case Sanjay Kumar Bafna, against whom a lookout notice had been issued by the police was arrested here on Monday, sources said.

Bafna`s anticipatory bail application was on Friday last adjourned by the Madras High Court to May 29.

Another accused Prashant was produced at a local court here on completion of three day police custody.

Meanwhile, police said they are also on a lookout for a Chennai based hotelier in connection with the case.

City police on May 17 busted the betting racket involving IPL matches with the arrest of six bookies and recovered Rs 14 lakh in cash, a day after three Rajasthan Royal cricketers, including pacer S Sreesanth were arrested in the spot-fixing scandal.

Later, police had arrested six more bookies from Coimbatore and Tirupur.