IPL Betting Racket Busted in Berhampur : 2 Held


Berhampur: The BN Pur police today busted an IPL betting racket in the city and captured two persons.

Following up on a tip-off that a few persons are occupied with betting on the Indian Premiere League (IPL) T20 competition, a group of BN Pur police drove by IIC Ajay Kumar Mishra struck a house in Chandan Nagar in Lanjipalli region and captured Khirod Kumar Gouda of Bidyutpur Colony and Ambika Prasad Padhi of Nilachal Nagar.

Police seized cash worth Rs 11,18,080, 10 mobile phones and a laptop from the house.

“Police is interrogating the two arrested persons of whom Khirod has admitted the involvement of another 10-15 persons in the betting. On the basis of his information, efforts are on to find out these persons,” the IIC said.