Police arrests 3 bookies in Bhilwara, Rajasthan on charges of betting during IPL 2020 

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IPL 2020:  In Rajasthan’s city of Bhilwara, police have arrested three bookies on charges of betting during the ongoing Indian Premier League.

 Bhilwara police arrest 3 bookies on charges of betting. (Getty Images)

IPL 2020: Bhilwara police arrest 3 bookies on charges of betting. (Getty Images)

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Bhilwara police made arrests of 3 bookies on charges of bettingPolice recovered a register with transactions of huge amount of moneyThe police seized 7 smartphones and 3 registers during the arrests

In the city of Bhilwara in the state of Rajasthan, police have made arrests of three bookies who were involved in betting during the ongoing 2020 edition of the IPL. In a major operation against the illegal act of betting in cricket, arrested three bookies for being involved in betting during the ongoing 13th edition of the Indian Premier League.

Bhilwara police revealed to the reporters that they received a tip from an informer in this case. Soon after receiving the tip, the Bhilwara police formed a team in making the arrest of the three bookies on the charges of the aforementioned illegal act of betting in cricket.

The three bookies who have been arrested under the charges of betting include Chandan Khatnani, Jaiprakash Mangnani and Ajay Sindhi. The three involved in betting were arrested by the police from the city's Kotwali police station area in Nathdwara Sarai, part of Bhilwara.

During the arrest of the 3 bookies, the police seized 7 smartphones and 24 keypads. Along with that, the police found three registers that carried details of transactions worth more than Rs 1 crore 30 lakh.

"Tip off was received from an informer that betting was being done on online IPL cricket in Nathdwara Sarai area,” Gajendra Singh Jodha, Additional Superintendent of Police, Bhilwara told India Today.

More to follow on this case.

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