Up to date: October eight, 2020 7:02:41 am
Two males had been arrested in Palghar’s Dahanu city for allegedly inserting bets on matches of the continuing Indian Premier League (IPL), police stated Wednesday.
The native crime department of the district police raided a medical retailer in Dahanu on Tuesday evening and located a businessman, Jinesh Punamiya, allegedly inserting bets utilizing a cellular utility on the result of the match between the Mumbai Indians and the Rajasthan Royals.
Punamiya, a criminal offense department official stated, had positioned Rs 60,000 in bets because the event started final month. A scrutiny of the businessman’s telephone additionally revealed that he had a steadiness of Rs 1.12 lakh linked to the app.
The crime department arrested an area resident, Irfan Shaikh, who had despatched a hyperlink of the applying to Punamiya and informed him the right way to use it, stated the official. The duo was booked underneath the Maharashtra Prevention of Playing Act.
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