3 bookies held for betting on IPL matches

Updated: 03 June 2008 10:14 IST

Three bookies have been arrested for betting on IPL matches in Pune.

Pune:

Three bookies were arrested for betting on IPL matches here, police said on Friday. The bookies were arrested during a raid in Guruwar Peth area on on Thursday night, they said.

Mir Rahman, Ahmed Sherif, and Ashley Gagley were taking bets on Wednesday's tie between Rajasthan Royals and Kings XI Punjab, they added.

A cash of Rs two lakh, a TV set, a dish antenna, recorder connected to a laptop, calculators and mobile phones were recovered from the flat, they said.

The accused booked under Bombay Prevention of Gambling Act, were later released on bail.

Topics : Cricket
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