Cricket Betting Racket Busted In Rourkela, Five Arrested

Rourkela: Police busted a cricket betting racket with the arrest of five persons at Basanti Colony here late on Tuesday.

Those arrested during the raid around 12.30 am have been identified as Uma Singh of Udit Nagar, Manprit Singh of Brahmanitarang, and Uttam Sharma, Raju Lodhi and Md Rafique of Rourkela Plant Site area.

Uma Singh was the kingpin of the racket, police sources said, adding that over Rs 4 lakh was seized from their possession.

They will be produced before court on Wednesday.

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