Two Men Arrested for Running a Betting Operation in Patna

Money seized during the raid.

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Patna: Police in Patna on late Tuesday night raided a flat on Exhibition road and arrested two men for operating a betting center to coincide with the ongoing 20-20 cricket match between India and Australia.

Men arrested for running a betting operation in Patna.Men arrested for running a betting operation in Patna.Acting on a tip-off, police raided Flat No. 304 in the Haq Manzil Apartments on Exhibition Road and arrested bookie Mohammed Raza-ur-Rahman, 46, of Jehanabad and his assistant Kanchan Kumar, age 25 of Jakkanpur in Patna.

Police recovered Rs. 3.40 lakh in cash, US and South Korean currencies and a dozen cell phones.

City Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Manu Maharaj said the gang is part of a 'hawala' network with connections in Delhi and Middle East countries.

Rahman said that he made quite a killing during the IPL matches played earlier this year with the 2% commission that he made on all bets.

Attempts are on to freeze Rahman's bank accounts and a women's handbag shop in Goria Toli in Patna.


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