Two days after betting rackets were busted in Delhi and Kanpur, five more bookies have been arrested with Rs 70,000 from Ghaziabad in connection with the Indian Premier League (IPL) betting.
On Thursday, three bookies namely, Ramesh Shah, Vikas Chauhan and Ramesh were caught along with cash worth Rs. 4, 40,000, two mobiles and a diary from Landmark Hotel in Kanpur.
The arrest came ahead of the IPL clash between Delhi Daredevils and Gujarat Lions at the Green Park Stadium
The teams were staying at the Landmark Hotel and the bookies were betting from this hotel only.
On the same day, the Delhi Police had also busted an IPL betting racket in the Shahdara area of East Delhi and arrested six people.
Police had recovered two laptops, 22 mobile phones and LCDs.