World Cup Betting Racket Busted In Odisha's Rourkela, 2 Held

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25 June 2019


Rourkela: As World Cup fever is in its peak, Plant Site Police in Rourkela busted a cricket betting racket on Monday night and arrested two persons in connection with the incident.

The arrested persons have been identified as Sunil Agarwal and Nagarmal Agarwal.

Acting on a tip-off, cops raided the gambling den at Janata Nibas Lane near Daily Market where betting was on during Bangladesh and Afghanistan match and held two bookies along Rs 31 lakh cash.

As many as 16 mobile phones were also seized from their possession. Links were found with the kingpin in Chhattisgarh and a team will be sent there for further probe into the matter, informed sources.