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Chennai: May 27, 2013

An accused in the Indian Premier League (IPL) betting case Sanjay Kumar Bafna, against whom a lookout notice had been issued by the police was arrested in Chennai in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Monday, sources said.

Bafna’s anticipatory bail application was on Friday last adjourned by the Madras High Court to May 29.

Another accused Prashant was produced at a local court here on completion of three day police custody.

Meanwhile, police said they are also on a lookout for a Chennai based hotelier in connection with the case.

City police on May 17 busted the betting racket involving IPL matches with the arrest of six bookies and recovered Rs 14 lakh in cash, a day after three Rajasthan Royal cricketers, including pacer S Sreesanth were arrested in the spot-fixing scandal.

Later, police had arrested six more bookies from Coimbatore and Tirupur in Tamil Nadu.

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