Two held for betting on IPL ties denied bail

Chandigarh, June 18
Additional Sessions Judge Anshu Shukla rejected the bail applications of two persons arrested for betting on IPL matches on May 31. A sum of Rs 17.40 lakh was allegedly recovered from them. The accused, Hitesh Hans, 34, and Raju Thapa, 30, both residents of Sector 63, were booked under Sections 420 (cheating) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code and Section 13/3/67 of the Public Gambling Act at the Sector 39 police station.