Three Arrested In Odisha for Betting In Cricket World Cup
Cuttack: Purighat police has arrested three persons on charges of betting during matches of the ongoing cricket World Cup. Police have also seized two computers, one laptop and five mobile phones from their possession
The accused have been identified as Anik Sefani, Ankit Agarwal and Amit Kumar Agarwal. Police said that the accused used to organise online cricket online betting through computers and smartphones.
Police said that they have earlier received complaints against the accused. “We have kept them under the scanner and caught them red-handed during the World Cup semifinals on Tuesday,” said a police official.
Police said that they are also keeping a close tab on the bookies in the city as the final of the World Cup will be held on Sunday. “ We also urge the residents of the city to inform police about betting,” added the police official.