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Karnataka Premier League team Belagavi Panthers owner arrested in connection with betting

  • Press Trust of India
  • September 25th, 2019
  • 8:03:57 IST

Bengaluru: Ashfaq Ali Thara, the owner of a Karnataka Premier League team 'Belagavi Panthers', was arrested on Tuesday in connection with an alleged international cricket betting scandal, police said.

The police claimed to have busted an international cricket betting scandal with his arrest.

Ali, they said, had placed bets on matches with a Dubai based bookie.

"Regarding match fixing, it is still under enquiry. Ali was in touch with players of other teams during KPL," Bengaluru joint commissioner of police Sandeep Patil said in a statement.

Players of other teams have also been summoned for questioning, he said.

Updated Date: September 25, 2019 08:03:57 IST

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