Indian bookie Shobhan Mehta remanded

Published: Thursday, May 19, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
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Mumbai:Big-time Indian bookie Shobhan Mehta, who was arrested in Mumbai on Tuesday on charges of running an illegal telephone exchange devoted to cricket betting, has been remanded to judicial custody till May 21.

Police are expected to interrogate him about how he carried out his operations. He is believed to have placed bets not just in India but also in the Gulf.

It is learnt that Mehta had placed huge bets in the first India-Pakistan Kochi One-dayer which India won comprehensively.

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