Popular Bollywood actor-producer summoned by officials for betting probe
Arbaaz allegedly placed the bets through top bookies,
Updated - Jun 1, 2018 4:07 pm
The 2018 edition of the Indian Premier League came to an end recently. The tournament was a huge success. The 2018 edition proved to be a big hit not only on the field but also on the social media. However, an unwanted news has hit the tournament status now. Arbaaz Khan, a popular Bollywood actor, has recently been summoned by the Thane police for a betting probe.
The news broke out on the Friday morning, June 1, 2018. The television reports suggest that Arbaaz Khan was actively involved in the betting scams this season. Arbaaz is a big name in the Indian film industry. He is the brother of Salman Khan, one of the most popular actors in the Bollywood. In the recent times, Arbaaz has shifted his base from acting towards the production line.
He has been producing and directing movies in the recent past and has a very good reputation in the Bollywood circle. This kind of a report is only going to hamper his reputation and the reputation of his family. Commenting more on the reports that have surfaced the media in regard to the betting scam, the actor has reportedly been placing bets through the bookies.
Placing bets through top bookies
He placed his bets during the tournament this year through some of the top bookies. And when one of the top bookies was arrested recently, he took the name of Arbaaz Khan in the probe. The Thane police is in action at the moment. They summoned Arbaaz Khan to appear at the police station for a probe in the IPL betting case.
Arbaaz is expected to appear for the probe tomorrow and follow up with the investigations. The reports suggest that the top bookie who took Arbaaz’s name in the scandal is identified as Sonu Jalan. Jalan is already arrested by the police and is currently under the police interrogation. Arbaaz or any of his family members are yet to issue a statement in the case.
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
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