Bengaluru, Nov 10 : The Karnataka Central Crime Branch (CCB), which is investigating into the match fixing in Karnataka Premier League (KPL), has on Sunday arrested a Haryana-based international bookie in connection with the betting scam and spot-fixing in the KPL.
Sandeep Patil, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) said that this was another big arrest in the KPL match-fixing case. He said that the arrested bookie Sayyam, a resident of Haryana, had been absconding for a while and was suspected to have fled to West Indies. A look out notice was also circulated against him and he was arrested in the match-fixing case involving Bhavesh Bafna, a 26-year-old celebrity drummer who has entertained the crowds in the KPL and the IPL. Bafna is in judicial custody at present.
He said that so far six persons are arrested in this connection including owner of the Belgavi Panthers, two Karantaka Ranji players. (UNI)