The police have seized 17 mobile phones, laptops, Televisions and other possessions from the arrested. © Getty Images (Representational Image)
The police have seized 17 mobile phones, laptops, Televisions and other possessions from the arrested © Getty Images (Representational Image)

Sikar (Rajasthan) [India]: The city police on Wednesday arrested five people for running a gambling racket taking bets on the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). The police have seized 17 mobile phones, laptops, Televisions and other possessions from the arrested.

Fatehpur Thana Kotwali police station in-charge Uday Singh, said, “We had received information about bets on IPL matches following which we carried out the investigation and arrested five people in connection. We also recovered the calculations of their bets. The bets carried out today amounted to over Rs 18 lakhs while the older ones were near to Rs 80 lakhs,” he added.

Further details awaited.