Nabarangpur: Basant Rath, Reporter
Two persons were arrested on charges of betting in IPL matches following a raid at at a house in Umerkot-Raighar road on Tuesday night.
Acting on a tip-off, police raided the house of bookie Ramiz Hingora and nabbed the bookie and his aide Srinabas Rao. Rs 18.80 lakh cash, a laptop, five mobile phones, a TV, diaries and calculators were seized from the house.
Investigation is on to unravel the involvement of others suspected to be involved in the betting racket, said Birendra Senapati IIC of Umerkote Police.
Sources said many youths were organising betting in the Umerkote and Nabarangpur. Police suspected that they had links with Delhi organisers and conducted betting in crores.