Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s brother Arbaaz Khan was summoned by Thane police in IPL betting scam on Friday. As per reports, Arbaaz allegedly placed the bet through top bookies.
Actor-Producer Arbaaz Khan summoned by Thane Police for probe in IPL betting case. He has to appear tomorrow to join investigation.Summons were issued to him after a bookie Sonu Jalan was arrested and interrogated by Police (file pic) pic.twitter.com/0RL1YUlgZn
— ANI (@ANI) June 1, 2018
As per news agency ANI sources, the 50-year-old actor was summoned by Thane police on Friday afternoon and he has to appear tomorrow to join the investigation.
The summons was issued to the Bollywood actor after a bookie Sonu Jalan was arrested and interrogated by Police. He is said to be one of the country’s biggest bookmakers in connection with the Thane IPL betting ring.
Bookie Sonu Jalan
Sources say Sonu was threatening Arbaaz who had allegedly lost Rs 2.80 cr in bets. Sonu told this to police while questioning. Jalan has been arrested several times by the Mumbai Police in the past for involvement in cricket betting.
Earlier, police had arrested four suspected bookies who allegedly ran a betting racket during the recently-concluded IPL season from a shop in Dombivli, Mumbai.