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IPL betting menace: Four held in Sambhal, Rs 1.17 lakh seized

ANI  |  Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh) 

The Chandausi police in Sambhal district in busted an Indian League (IPL) betting racket with the arrest of four persons and seized 1.17 lakh from them.

The men were arrested from Akroor Plaza, after cops raided the place under the leadership of Chandausi police station-in-charge Anil Samaniya, who took action after being tipped off by an informer.

According to reports, they were booked for allegedly gambling on an match between and

The team seized Rs 1.17 lakh cash, laptop, five mobile phones, books displaying betting rates and diaries and a LCD television.

Earlier, six more bookies were arrested with Rs 70,000 from in connection with the betting racket.

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

In another case, three bookies namely, Ramesh Shah, Vikas Chauhan and Ramesh were caught along with worth Rs. 4, 40,000, two mobiles and a diary from Landmark Hotel in Kanpur.

The arrested accused had come ahead of the clash to be played between Daredevils and Gujarat Lions at Kanpur's 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 Police had also busted an betting racket in the Shahdara area of East and arrested six people.

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(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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