IPL: Six bookies arrested with Rs. 70,000 in Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 13 : Two days after betting rackets were busted in Delhi and Kanpur, six more bookies have been arrested with Rs 70,000 from Ghaziabad in connection with the Indian Premier League (IPL) betting.

The police caught the six bookies red-handed along with Rs 70,000, seven Android phones, one Maruti Swift car, one Passion Pro motorcycle from the Link road area of Ghaziabad.

On Thursday, three bookies namely, Ramesh Shah, Vikas Chauhan and Ramesh were caught along with cash worth Rs.

4, 40,000, two mobiles and a diary from Landmark Hotel in Kanpur. The arrest had come ahead of the IPL clash between Delhi Daredevils and Gujarat Lions at the Green Park Stadium .

The teams were staying at the Landmark Hotel and the bookies were betting from this hotel only. On the same day, the Delhi Police had also busted an IPL betting racket in the Shahdara area of East Delhi and arrested six people.

Police had recovered two laptops, 22 mobile phones and LCDs..

Source: ANI