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IPL betting racket busted in Patna, seven held

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

Police here today claimed to have an IPL betting racket with the arrest of seven persons who were caught with Rs seven lakh in cash and 10 mobile phones.

The arrests took place during two raids conducted in station area of the city, upon a tip-off that a group of anti-social elements there were involved in running an illegal betting racket, Senior of Police, Patna, Manu Maharaj said.

Among those arrested were the kingpin Santosh Kumar, a namesake who worked for him and other associates - Rajiv Kumar, Rahul Kumar, and Om Prakash Kumar, the SSP said.

The racket used to entertain betting from different parts of the country on ongoing (IPL) over phones.

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 20:00 IST