3 arrested in Delhi's Shahdara in IPL betting

Gautam Gambhir poses with Dinesh Karthik during the match IPL match between Mumbai and Kolkata. Photograph:( PTI )

PTI New Delhi, Delhi, India Apr 16, 2018, 11.21 PM (IST)

Three people were arrested on charges of betting on the IPL match between Mumbai and Delhi from the Shahdara area here, police said today.

Information about online betting taking place at the Subhash Park area was received on Saturday.

DCP, Shahdara, Nupur Prasad said, a police team, under the supervision of SHO, Shahdara, Youdhbir Singh raided the park and nabbed three persons.

They were involved in online betting on the IPL cricket match between Mumbai and Delhi, the officer said.

She said a case was registered at Shahdara police station and the trio were arrested.

"During interrogation, it was revealed that Shekhar Gandhi was the mastermind of the betting racket. He said the place belonged to his relative and was being used for betting on the IPL match with the help of a betting application," the officer said.

Eleven mobile phones, one LED television with a set top box, one laptop were seized, she added.