Malkangiri, Oct 16: Police has busted a betting racket on IPL matches in Malkangiri town and arrested four persons in this connection. Police have also seized cash worth Rs 9 lakh from the accused.
The accused have been identified as Srinivas Rao, G.Jagannath Rao, Bholanath Biswas and Basant Behera.
Acting on a tip-off about the racket, a team of Malkangiri model police station conducted a raid and busted the racket.
Police said that the accused were found placing online bets on two websites. Police said that they are scanning the bank accounts of the accused. “We are also trying to verify involvement of others in the racket,” added the official.