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Big Bash League cricket betting racket busted in Hyd, 4 held

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Two kingpins of a betting racket were among the four persons who have been arrested here for allegedly placing bets on the Big Bash League matches, police said Sunday.

seized Rs 5 lakh in cash, eight mobile phone handsets from them in the raid conducted on Saturday (January 12) evening.

Based on a reliable information, a police team apprehended and his brother Mohith Agarwal, a collection agent and a sub-organiser, the stated in a release.

The Agarwal brothers, the organisers of online betting, and others were engaged in gambling, and were exchanging betting money when they were picked up, it said.

The is an Australian professional Twenty20 league.

The Agarwal brothers have been indulging in the betting since 2016, police said, adding that they were arrested in the past.

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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 19:50 IST