Breaking: IPL betting racket busted in Guwahati; 3 high-profile gamblers arrested
Guwahati: The crime branch of city police on Monday arrested three high-profile gamblers who were allegedly involved in illegal betting on the outcome of IPL matches.
Based on an input, the crime branch under the aegis of Assistant commissioner of police (ACP) Numal Mahato launched an operation in various locations in the city and arrested the trio.
The arrested gamblers were identified as Dipesh Bajoria, Raunak Bajoria and Rajesh Jain.
As per a police report, the trios were allegedly operating a cricket betting racket across the state.
Police sources also informed that a few more people associated with the betting nexus might come to light soon.
Meanwhile, the Crime Branch of Assam Police conducted a raid in different locations of Fancy Bazar, Guwahati on Monday and busted several gambling dens.