Online IPL cricket betting racket busted, 15 held in Telangana

Karimnagar (Telangana): The Telangana police yesterday busted an online cricket betting racket and arrested 15 youngsters in connection with it.

District police superintendent Rahul Hegde directed the police team to raid the campus of a government junior college in Sircilla town and the officials found 15 youngsters indulging in IPL cricket betting on their mobile phones.

They had gathered at the college premises and bet on IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Rs 7,500 in cash and 15 mobile phones were seized from them and they were taken into custody while seven others were at large. The arrested would be produced in court and remanded, said a media report.

NT Bureau