Tri-series final: Cricket betting syndicate busted in Delhi

The mastermind of the gang, Lalit Solanki, said he placed bets to make quick money.

updated: July 12, 2013 18:36 IST
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New Delhi: Five people who ran a cricket betting syndicate were arrested here for placing bets during the India-Sri Lanka final of the tri-nation ODI cricket tournament played Thursday, police said Friday.

Lalit Solanki, 27, Nitin Shokeen, 27, Pawan Solanki, 30, Mohit Kumar, 21, and Jitender Kumar, 22, were arrested from Delhi's Pooth Kalan area Thursday.

The said they had bet over Rs.1.5 crore in the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2013, Champions Trophy and India-Sri Lanka-West Indies one-day tri-nation tournament in the West Indies.

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