Cricket betting racket busted in Hyderabad, 3 bookies held

Hyderabad: Even as the ICC cricket World Cup final match was being held between England and New Zealand yesterday, the city police busted a betting racket and recovered Rs 5.49 lakh.

The police acting on a tip off carried out raids in Begumpet, Jubilee Hills and Shahinayathgunj areas. They arrested three men who were organising and collecting the betting amount from punters, said a media report.

NT Bureau