Mathematics professor among 15 held for betting

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Ghaziabad, May 3 (IANS) A mathematics professor is among 15 people arrested here for betting on Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket matches, police said on Thursday.

Superintendent of Police Akash Tomar told the media that the professor with a leading private university had also passed the examination to be a scientist at a Mumbai-based body.

But he did not reportedly take up the job as his wife also teaches at the university here.

The police have recovered Rs 55,000 in cash, a CPU, two LEDs, a recording box, a WiFi device, 17 mobile phones and betting receipts from two places.

Among the others arrested were three taxi drivers, Tomar said.

–IANS

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