A Karnataka policeman was arrested on October 29 for running an Indian Premier League (IPL) betting racket in Chikkaballpura district. The arrested policeman is a head constable attached with a District Crime Bureau team that was tasked with keeping a tab on betting and gambling rackets. He is identified as Manjunath (42) Head Constable, Based on the information,  Manjunath was arrested. He had been running the IPL betting racket for a very long time. “He was part of a police investigation team which keeps tabs on gambling, betting, and prostitution.

It has been learnt that the head constable also used to alert certain gamblers about police movement so that they could escapesenior police officer said.