On Sunday, Police arrested 3 mens for indulging in betting during the finals of the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) T20 cricket tournament held at M A Chidambaram stadium in Chepauk.
Triplicane police received information about 3 persons sitting suspiciously in G stand of the stadium, making calls for every ball and between overs. A team rounded up the trio around 8 pm. They were identified as R. Munish Saini (27) of Haryana, B. Pawan (28) of Mumbai and R. Jasbir Kumar (24) of Haryana.
According to a senior police officer, the trio sent live updates through their mobile phones to aid those involved in betting as the television relay would be little delayed. Police sources said no cash was seized from the trio. Triplicane police booked a case under the gambling Act and detained them overnight. They were released under station bail on Monday.