Mumbai Crime Branch arrests five for betting on IPL match

Mumbai: Five people were arrested by Mumbai Crime Branch on Monday at Bombay Timber market near Reay Road for allegedly betting on the Mumbai Indians-Kings XI Punjab Indian Premier League (IPL) match.

A raid was conducted based on confidential information by Sanjay Nikumbhe of Crime Branch Unit 2, in which five people named Wasim Hanif Valiani, Hanif Hasam Soratia, Shoaib Zia-ul-Haq Ansari, Sameer Salim Pawar and Firoz Motorwala were arrested.

As many as 9 mobile phones, a laptop, a wi-fi router and cash of Rs 44,000 were seized during the raid, the Crime Branch said. 

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