Karnataka league cricket team owner held in a betting scam
Asfaq Ali Thara, owner of Karnataka’s league cricket team, Asfaq Ali Thara, arrested for his alleged participation in a betting scam at the Karnataka Premier League Tournament (KPL), led by the State Cricket Association of Karnataka (KSCA), police said on Wednesday.
“In a notice that Thara was in contact with a Dubai-based bookmaker, the central police of the city’s crime branch arrest him on Tuesday to unearth the league’s cricket betting scam,” said Ben’s joint police commissioner Galuru, Sandeep Patil. Here.
The KSCA holds the KPL T-20 tournament every year on the lines of the popular T-20 Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament by the Cash-rich Cricket Control Board in India (BCCI).
“We are investigating Thara’s role in an alleged match arrangement in which some players from other teams involved. We have also summoned them to question them, as he was in contact with some of them,” Patil said in a statement.
The 2019 KPL tournament held from August 16-31.
The KPL has seven teams representing prominent towns and villages throughout the southern state, including Bengaluru Blasters, Bellary Tuskers, Bijapur Bulls, Hubli Tigers, Mys Warriorurus and Namma Shivamogga Squadron.