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India: 4 more arrests over cricket betting operation in Pune

In March, police arrested 33 people for cricket betting.
In March, police arrested 33 people for cricket betting.

Four more people have been arrested following allegations of cricket betting operations during India’s recent test match against England.

India.- Police in Pimpri-Chinchwad, Pune, have arrested another four people for involvement in alleged betting on cricket during the last India-England cricket match. Officers had already arrested 33 people on the same charges.

According to Krishna Prakash, commissioner of Pimpri-Chinchwad police, those arrested were found in various locations due to Covid-19 rules as they could not enter as spectators.

He said they were “generally people from the middle and upper-middle class.”

Police said 12 betting apps had been used to place bets on the test match. They say they are searching for 24 more people thought to be involved in this case.

It is believed that the accused have links to international bookies.

In March, police arrested fourteen people in New Delhi concerning an alleged illegal casino that was functioning out of a hotel.

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