Mumbai: Police on Wednesday claimed to have busted a cricket betting racket with the arrest of three alleged bookies who were betting on an IPL match.
The accused, identified as Infan Asari, Shafi Rehman Mulla and Sikandar Mohammed Khan, were arrested while taking bets for the match between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Daredevils played at Wankhede stadium here yesterday, a Crime Branch official said.
Acting on a tip off, a raid was conducted at a flat in Khan Towers of Jogeshwari suburb in Mumbai at about 9 PM yesterday when the trio was found accepting bets for the match, the official added.
As many as 31 mobile phones, an LCD television, a laptop and Rs 16,860 cash were recovered from them, police said.
Story first published on: Wednesday, 10 April 2013 18:21 IST