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Arbaaz Khan confesses to involvement in betting during IPL

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Mumbai: Bollywood actor and film-maker Arbaaz Khan on Saturday confessed to involvement in betting during the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket matches last year, the Thane police sources said on Saturday.

During interrogation, Arbaaz accepted that he had placed bets during IPL matches in 2017 and had lost Rs 2.75 crore, the sources added.

Khan was summoned by the Thane Police Station yesterday regarding his alleged involvement in a betting racket during IPL matches. His name reportedly came up while the police were interrogating a bookie, Sonu Jalan, who was arrested on Tuesday.

Sonu Jalan allegedly had a diary with details of clients and bookies. The police say he worked for a kingpin of cricket betting who goes by the name of “Junior Kolkata”.

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