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Mumbai: 4 held for betting on Australia's Big Bash League game

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Four people were arrested in for allegedly placing bets on a match of the Big Bash League, an Australian domestic T20 tournament, police said Tuesday.

of Santa Cruz police station had received a tip off that betting was underway in a flat on Link-Road in the area, an said.

Based on the information, a police team raided the flat at around 3 PM Monday and found the accused taking bets on a match underway, he added.

The identified the accused as Bipin Shah(48), Jeetendra Jadhav (38) (24) and Devilal Jaat (40) and said dozen of mobile phones, a laptop and other materials worth over Rs 1 lakh were recovered from the flat.

They have been booked under the relevant sections of Indian Telegram Act, Indian Penal Code and The Maharashtra Prevention of Gambling Act and remanded in police custody till January 11, the said.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 22:11 IST
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