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Police arrests four for placing bets on IPL matches

May 19, 2012 18:29 IST

Police caught red-handed four members of a gang, who were allegedly placing bets on IPL matches, during a raid at a marriage palace at Gill road.

Police also recovered Rs 60,000 and seven mobile phones from the accused, which they were allegedly using for betting.

SSP Moga, Surjit Singh Grewal said the police conducted the raid this afternoon on a tip-off and on seeing the police party the gang members tried to give a slip.

Police, however, overpowered four of them whereas the fifth accused managed to escape.

The SSP claimed that the gang members were engaged in placing bets on the IPL T20 matches and were operating in the areas of Moga and Baghapurana.

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