Two persons were arrested from Ghatlodia and Vatva areas of Ahmedabad for allegedly placing online bets during the ongoing IPL, police said Thursday.
The Ahmedabad Detection of Crime Branch raided a flat at Satya Flats housing society at Ghatlodia Wednesday and arrested one Kunal Thakkar for placing bets on an ongoing cricket match.
“We have seized a laptop and cellphone used by the accused to place the bets. The accused has named one Munna Thakkar from Rajkot, who has also been booked,” an officer said. In a separate case, one Haseeb Ahmad Ansari was held from Vatva for betting on IPL matches.
Five other accused, however, managed to get away, police said.
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