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UP STF busts betting racket in Gorakhpur, arrests 1

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Special Task Force has arrested an alleged member of a gang involved in betting in Chaimpions Trophy matches.

"Yadav was arrested from Gorakhpur yesterday by the STF on a tip off and cash, mobile phones, 36 cheques of different banks and accounts allegedly used by the gang," Additional Superitendent of Police (ASP), STF, Chaturvedi said.

He arrested when he along with other gang members was betting on India-match yesterday in Purdilpur locality in Gorakhpur, he said.

The other gang members managed to escape.

The STF is trying to elicit more information from the accused about the modus operandi of the gang, he added.

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First Published: Fri, June 16 2017. 19:48 IST