Three arrested for betting during India versus Sri Lanka T20 match

Updated: Dec 26, 2017, 10:29 IST | A Correspondent

Three persons were arrested for allegedly betting during the India-Sri Lanka T20 match played in Mumbai yesterday

Three persons were arrested for allegedly betting during the India-Sri Lanka T20 match played in Mumbai yesterday. Senior inspector Sanju John of the Kalyan Crime Branch said that, acting on a tip-off, the three were arrested from a residential flat in Gandhari area in Kalyan.

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Police identified the three as Hiraman Talreja, his son Anil and Hiraman’s brother Mukesh. The three are residents of Ulhasnagar, police said, adding that the betting was being operated through a special website.

Police said that they had seized Rs 1 lakh in cash, laptops and mobile phones from the three. Offences under the Prevention of Gambling Act, IT Act and also Indian Telegraph act have been registered against them.

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