Three held for cricket betting during IPL final

The arrests followed another one in Ultadanga area of the city four days ago when 10 persons, including a bookie, who is also a film producer in Tollywood, were arrested for their alleged involvement in cricket betting racket.

updated: May 26, 2013 23:48 IST
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Three persons were arrested in Kolkata on Sunday night for their alleged involvement in cricket betting rackets while the IPL-6 final between the Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians was in progress at the Eden Gardens.

"The arrests were made during a joint operation by the Special Task Force and Detective Department of the Kolkata Police," city police sources said.

"While Pawan Agarwal was arrested from a flat at Baguiati area near the city, Aditya Damani and Raj Sharma were arrested from Burrabazar area," they said.

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