Father son duo held for betting

LUDHIANA: The Model Town police have arrested a person and his son for betting on fits of ongoing Tamil Nadu Premier League. It was alleged that the accused duo was working a racket from their residence at White Quarters in Dhuri Lines area.

During interrogation the accused revelaed the names of three accomplices who were additionally booked. The police have additionally recovered Rs 1.34 lakh money, 13 mobile phones and a pill.


The arrested accused have been identified as Raj Kumar (50) and Himanshu Malhotra (25). The accomplices of the duo who are but to be arrested have been identified as Ramesh Kapoor of Muradpura, Kaku of Haibowal and Toni of Islamgunj.


Additional deputy commissioner of police (ADCP-III) Gurpreet Kaur Purewal stated they arrested the accused following a tip-off on Wednesday night time. ADCP Purewal stated, “Earlier the bookies used to guess on international fits and Indian Premier League (IPL). Now they have got started inviting bets on lesser identified and state-level cricket tournaments additionally.”


According to police, the accused Raj Kumar is already facing trial in several circumstances of accepting bids on cricket fits. A case under sections 13A/three/67 of Gambling Act and sections 420 and 120-B of the Indian Penal Code has been registered towards the accused at Model Town police station.
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