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ED arrests bookie in Delhi

By The Assam Tribune

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, May 22 (PTI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today arrested a suspected Delhi-based bookie after launching searches in multiple cities, including Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur as part of its hawala and money laundering probe against some betting syndicates in connection with the latest IPL T20 cricket matches.

Sources said suspected operative Mukesh Sharma was arrested by the agency under relevant sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) from the national capital on allegations of operating a UK-based betting website and subsequently placing bets on IPL matches.

�Sharma will be produced in a court tomorrow to obtain a transit remand for him to be taken to Ahmedabad,� the source said adding the said website had 50 lakh illegal users in India and its user password was allegedly being activated by the arrested accused.

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ED arrests bookie in Delhi

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, May 22 (PTI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today arrested a suspected Delhi-based bookie after launching searches in multiple cities, including Delhi, Mumbai and Jaipur as part of its hawala and money laundering probe against some betting syndicates in connection with the latest IPL T20 cricket matches.

Sources said suspected operative Mukesh Sharma was arrested by the agency under relevant sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) from the national capital on allegations of operating a UK-based betting website and subsequently placing bets on IPL matches.

�Sharma will be produced in a court tomorrow to obtain a transit remand for him to be taken to Ahmedabad,� the source said adding the said website had 50 lakh illegal users in India and its user password was allegedly being activated by the arrested accused.