2 bookies arrested during IPL final, 77 mobiles recovered

Mon, May 22, 2017 11:48 pm Posted: Kumar Prince Mukherjee
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New Delhi, May 22 (CRICKETNMORE): Police arrested two bookmakers while they were organising betting during the IPL final on Sunday night, and also recovered 77 mobiles from their rented flat in east Delhi, officials said.

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Those arrested have been identified as Sunil, 44, from Rohtak of Haryana, and Parvej, 38, from Shamli of Uttar Pradesh.

Acting on a tip-off, police raided the flat in Kishan Kunj at around 9 p.m. on Sunday, to find the two organising betting on the final match of the Indian Premier League cricket tournament.

Read: 2 bookies arrested during IPL final, 77 mobiles recovered

"While Sunil was attending a phone call, Parvej was writing rates in a diary," Omvir Singh, Deputy Commissioner of Police, East District said.

Police recovered two diaries containing transactions of the bookies with their clients, 77 mobile phones, a calculator, a brown briefcase, and a microphone from the flat, Singh added.

Police said they believe that a large network is involved and are investigating the matter. 

 

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