Updated: September 25, 2020 1:43:06 pm
Nine persons have been arrested from different parts of Kolkata for allegedly betting on an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match, police said on Friday.
Acting on a tip-off, sleuths of the Kolkata Police’s detective department conducted raids in Hare Street, Park Street, Jadavpur and Salt Lake areas on Thursday night and arrested nine persons, mostly in their mid-20s, for allegedly betting on the previous day’s IPL cricket match, a senior officer said.
Several documents, laptops, mobile phones, tablets and a vehicle have been seized from their possession, he said.
“The matter is being probed and we are trying to find out whether the accused persons are involved in any inter-state betting racket,” the officer said.
The nine accused persons will be produced before a city court during the day, he added.
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