IPL betting racket busted in Goa, 4 from Andhra Pradesh held
Panaji/UNI: Four people hailing from Andhra Pradesh have been arrested for accepting bets on an Indian Premier League (IPL) match in Goa.
According to police, the four accused identified as Adduri Naga Raju (42), Irrinki Venkata Ganesh (20), Pithani Kishore Kumar (41) and Rudra Suryanarayan Raju (39) were arrested for allegedly accepting bets on IPL matches between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB).
The arrest was made following a raid conducted on Monday night.
During the raid Rs 15, 785 in cash, 32 mobile phones, mobile conference box, two laptops all worth Rs five lakhs were seized.
The accused were booked under section 3 and 4 of the Goa Public Gambling Act. This was the fourth case of IPL betting at Calangute Police Station within a month.
Further investigation was underway, police added.