5 arrested in Odisha for betting during Ind-Ban Champions Trophy match

Berhampur: Odisha police have arrested five persons on charges of betting during India-Bangladesh ICC Champions Trophy cricket match, police sources said today.

Police conducted a raid last night in Ganjam district and seized Rs 7,00,000 with 10 mobile phones, one calculator and notebooks from the betting den.

The arrested have been identified as P Suresh Kumar, P Keteswar, Saroj Achari, Kanha Patra and Rajkishore Patra.

According to reports, acting on a tip-off, police officials conducted a raid at the house of P Suresh Kumar, the bookie, under Bada Bazar police limits in Berhampur town last night and busted the racket involved in cricket betting.

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