India tour of New Zealand 2014: Police bust betting racket in Tamil Nadu
Six people were arrested in Tirupur district of Tamil Nadu, trying to predict India's score.
Betting and Cricket’s feather flock together in India © Getty Images (Representational Photo)
Coimbatore: Feb 15, 2014
Six persons were arrested at Kangeyam in Tirupur district on charges of betting and gambling on the ongoing India vs New Zealand Test being played at Wellington, police said.
The betting was mainly on the score the Indian team would score in the first innings of the match, whether it would cross 300 or not, police said.
Based on information, police raided a room in a complex in the city and arrested the six, including the main agent Ramesh, and seized Rs 26,000 from their possession, police said.
The arrested were remanded to custody and would be lodged at the central jail here, they said.