Three more arrested in connection with betting racket
Belgaum (Karna): Three more persons were arrested here on charges of betting during the world cup cricket matches, a top police official said on Tuesday.
Acting on a tip-off, police raided the house of Gous Abdul Ajip Bepari on Monday and recovered Rs two lakh, a television set and mobile phones, Belgaum Superintendent of Police Sandip Patil said.
The arrested, included Bepari, he said.
With the arrests, the number of those held by police in connection with the betting racket has gone up to 23.
Eighteeen persons were arrested on Monday-- four in Bangalore and 14 in Bellary -- on charges of betting during the World Cup match between India and England.
Two persons were arrested in Bangalore on Sunday.