west-bengal-news

Bookie, nine others held in Kolkata

Kolkata, May 23 : A bookie and nine of his associates were arrested in Kolkata, police Thursday said, adding that they were investigating if the culprits had links with the ongoing IPL spot fixing controversy.


Bookie Ajit Surekha and others were nabbed Wednesday night from their hideout in north Kolkata and several mobile phones, a laptop and cash were seized, police said.

"Although we are yet to find any links with the ongoing IPL spot fixing scam, we are probing the matter," said Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Pallab Kanti Ghosh.

All the 10 accused were presented in a city court.

The accused were arrested in a joint operation by the police special task force and detective department, an official said.

--IANS (Posted on 23-05-2013)

west-bengal-news headlines

EC notice to Trinamool lawmaker for controversial speech

Trinamool accuses Congress of sending ED with political motive

EC official warns against false complaints

Victims of rights violations unite for fair polls in Bengal

Blood banks run dry in Bengal poll fever (Election Special)

Kolkata doctor sent to custody in Tripura for cheating

Saradha scam: Mamata demands arrest of union minister's wife

Rahul launches all-out attacks on Modi, Mamata

Three dead, 504 incidents of poll-related violence in Bengal

EC seeks report on Arms Act case against Babul Supriyo

CBI should probe Saradha as Mamata shielding scamsters: Rahul

Opposition accuses Mamata of inciting violence

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top