IPL cricket betting racket busted in Bangalore

Updated: May 22, 2011, 17:02 PM IST

Bangalore: Two persons were arrested here for allegedly running a betting racket in connection with the IPL match between Kings XI Punjab and Deccan Chargers, police said on Sunday.

N Vikas (40) and K M Muralidhara (49) were arrested following a raid at an association club located on the St Marks road on Saturday, police said.

A sum of Rs 2,55,370, three mobile phones and a colour TV were seized during the raid, they added.

However, the persons managed to flee the scene.

Vikas and Muralidhara have already been booked for a similar offence in the past, police said.