Ongoing IPL Cricket betting,bookie arrested Rs.2.5 Lakhs cash seized

Pramesh S Jain 

The Central Crime Branch officials on Sunday arrested a cricket bookie and seized cash Rs 2.5 lakh and mobile phone from him.

The accused has been identified as Sridhar, of KP Agrahara.

Senior officer told reporters,our team received a credible information that a person in KP Agrahara area is indulged in betting.

Based on information,a team raided the house and caught him red handed outside his house while he was communicating with the punters over the phone about the bets .

The police have seized his mobile phone and taken him into custody for further investigations to ascertain his network and nab others.

Finally Bengaluru Police commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Joint CP Crime,Raman Gupta,DCP,Crime-2,BS Angadi and his whole team who has done a commendable job in nabbing the bookie and a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.