Salman Khan's brother allegedly involved in IPL betting scam

Actor Arbaaz Khan Summoned In Connection With IPL Betting By Mumbai Cops

Arbaaz Khan, the brother of Bollywood actor Arbaaz Khan, was summoned for investigations into the ongoing probe in the Indian Premier League matches (IPL) betting case, that was busted recently.

The alleged bookie Sonu Jalan alias Sonu Malad was arrested recently and the during investigation, a "connection" between him and Arbaaz has been established, said Senior Inspector Pradeep Sharma, head of the Anti-Extortion Cell of Thane Police which is probing the case.

It is believed Batla was in contact with many Bollywood celebrities including Arbaaz Khan, and also with wanted gangster Dawood Ibrahim.

Arbaaz Khan, 50, is the brother of superstar Salman Khan. The cops are also on the lookout for the boss of IPL cricket betting who goes under the name Junior Kolkatta. While now media reports on the same are sketchy, it is learnt that Arbaaz has been summoned with the intention of him joining the probe into the betting racket.

The sources claimed that there was a dispute going on between the two of them on this issue as Arbaaz was not paying.

The channels also showed pictures of Arbaaz and Jalan together. Arbaaz was summoned for alleged placements of money on matches during the 11th season of the IPL through bookies, it was reported.

Apparently, after arresting Jalan, it was found out that the bookie had a connection with Khan who as per reports had placed a bet through top bookies. The bookies were allegedly using a software to place bets online.

Subsequently, the Mumbai crime branch arrested actor Dara Singh's son Vindoo and then BCCI president Narayanswami Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan on charges of conspiracy, cheating and betting in the IPL.

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