Delhi Police have arrested 22 people and busted a cricket betting racket that was being operated out of a building in the city. The police have also seized over Rs 7 Lakh in cash during the raid.
According to the police, the racket was busted on October 4 in Old Gupta Colony, New Delhi. An FIR has been registered in this matter under Delhi Public Gambling Act.
"On receiving secret information on October 4, Model Town Police Station formed a team which conducted raid at the Old Gupta Colony here at around 1:30 am. During the raid, 22 bookies were arrested red-handed while gambling with the playing cards," the police said.
"The organiser and the main accused, Ashreet Singh, was found previously involved in online betting during the second one-day International Cricket Match between India and Australia," they added.
"Three sets of playing cards and Rs 7,23,500 in cash were seized during the raid. This racket was found active a few days ago," the police said.
Get Breaking news, live coverage, and Latest News from India and around the world on NDTV.com. Catch all the Live TV action on NDTV 24x7 and NDTV India. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for latest news and live news updates.