Gulbarga: May 17, 2012
Police claimed to have unearthed a betting racket in IPL cricket matches by arresting six persons and seized valuables worth Rs 21 lakh.
The six had engaged in betting in the IPL match involving Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians played at Mumbai, Superintendent of Police Praveen Madhukar Pawar told reporters.
During the raids on some places, Rs 7.5 lakh,100 grams of gold ornaments, two television sets, one laptop, a car and two-wheeler were seized, he said.
Police are on the look-out for the suspected kingpin of the racket, who owns a business establishment.
Pawar announced Rs 10,000 reward to the police team which uncovered the racket.(PTI)