April 24, 2016 6:26:55 pm
Harshad (42), Shamsu (45), Ifsul Rehman (34) and Mohammed Rasheed (31), all businessmen, were arrested on Saturday night from a rented building here, police said.
Police have seized six mobile phones, computers and Rs 5.02 lakh from them.
The raid on the premises was conducted following information received by North Assistant commisisoner, K Ashraf.
A team led by Nadakavu Circle Inspector Moosa Vallikkadan and Sub Inspector G Gopakumar made the arrest, police told PTI.
A case under provisions of the Kerala Gaming Act has been registered against them.
They were later released on bail.
The modus operandi was that they would log in to an All Indian betting site as soon as the IPL matches commenced and start betting, police added.
In Saturday’s match at Hyderabad, Sunrisers Hyderabad defeated Kings XI Punjab by five wickets.
📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
- The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.