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Cricket betting racket unearthed: CIB sleuths arrest one ; seize Rs 7 lakhs

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, June 05 2019: Crime Intelligence Bureau sleuths have on June 4, Tuesday arrested a person named Keerthiraj on the charges of operating a betting racket in the backdrop of the World Cup cricket.

arrest_2.jpgPolice have also seized  a cash of Rs 7 lakhs, a laptop and five cell phones from the accused. The arrest followed a definite information.

Kankanady Police are investigating the case.

It may be recalled here that City Police Commissioner Sandeep Patil in a tweet recently had warned of tough action against those involved in cricket betting.