The city police on Wednesday captured five individuals for running a betting racket taking wagers on the current Indian Premier League (IPL).

The police have seized 17 cell phones, workshops, Televisions and different belonging from the arrested persons.

Fatehpur Thana Kotwali police headquarters in-charge Uday Singh, stated that they have got the information about the betting on IPL matches, following which they have did the prior investigation and arrested the five persons related to the same association.

Added to this he also told that they have recovered the estimated betting amount from them. Till today the estimated betting amount is around 18Lks while the bigger betting associations are having estimated 80Lks of the total betting amount.