Hyderabad: 2 Arrested For Cricket Betting At Afzalgunj
Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Task Force busted a cricket betting racket and arrested two persons at Afzalgunj here on Sunday. The suspects were organising betting on the Big Bash League-2020 match between Sydney Sixers and Melbourne Renegades at Bellerive Oval in Australia, police said.
Police seized betting amount of Rs 50,000, a TV, mobile phones and other material from them.
The arrested persons were identified as Praveen Agarwal (30) from Bahadurpura and Lakhan Sarda (29) from Gowliguda. Both are close friends and habituated to placing bets on cricket matches. Due to loss in betting, they plotted to organise cricket betting to earn easy money.