Published On : Mon, May 28th, 2018

Two cricket bookies arrested by Crime Branch

Man Arrested

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Nagpur: Sleuths of Crime Branch Unit 3 on Sunday arrested two bookies while accepting bets on the IPL Final being played between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium.

In a raid carried out in Gittikhadan area, the Crime Branch nabbed the two bookies, Shantanuprasad Mishra (40), resident of Maheshnagar and Girish Parmanand Sugandh (41) of Suryanagar red-handed while accepting bets on match between CSK and SRH. Cops seized six mobile phones, a laptop, TV, set top box, and other material collectively worth Rs 56,000 from possession of the two accused bookies. A case was registered against the two nabbed accused with Gittikhadan police.

The raid and arrests were made by API Bhedodkar, constables Shailesh Thawre, Suresh Hinganekar, NPCs Manish Bhonsale and Shyam Kadu under the directives of Commissioner of Police Dr K Venkatesham, Joint CP Shivajirao Bodkhe, DCP Sambhaji Kadam and Senior PI Rajput.