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Chhattisgarh Police on Saturday arrested a 37 year old man for operating IPL betting racket from the house in Chhattisgarh’s state capital.
Raipur Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Kumar Yadav said that the arrested accused identified as Chitranjan Negi alias Baba (37), a resident of the state capital.
Police seized five mobile phones, a laptop, Rs 5,300 in cash and betting records detailing transactions of around Rs one crore from his possession, Yadav said.
The accused had bet on the IPL match played between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders on Friday night from the house under the Khamardih station limits in Raipur, the senior police officer added.
As of Saturday, police had arrested 27 persons so far for operating IPL betting rackets in the state capital.