Chennai: Six people including bookies and financiers have been arrested in Chennai on suspicions of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League season. Sources say, at least fourteen lakhs cash has been recovered from them.
The Chennai police has also recovered mobile phones and computers which indicates betting of up to Rs. one crore.
Talking to the media, the police said they got tip-offs on bookies in Chennai after the arrests made by the Delhi police yesterday. Raids were conducted in 13 places. Bookies took orders from Delhi. These bookies then made calls to Delhi, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Mumbai.