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Betting racket: Bookie,3 others held

The crime branch of Pune police on Wednesday arrested a bookie and three others for allegedly running an IPL betting racket.

The crime branch of Pune police on Wednesday arrested a bookie and three others for allegedly running an IPL betting racket. Bookie Ahmed Abdul Rahman Khoja alias Guddu was arrested from a plush residential society in Vadgaon Sheri. Police have seized mobile phones,laptops and TVs. The other three have been identified as Azim Aziyani (26),Altaf Lakhani (46) and Hussain Sangliwala (31). Inspector Sunil Tambe said,“We believe that the three suspects were receiving bets on cellphones. Based on a tip-off,we reached the building from where the alleged racket was operating. We found that one flat was locked and there were families in the other. We later came to know that the suspects were in the flat that was locked from outside.”