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ED arrests Mumbai businessman in IPL betting case

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has actually detained a Mumbai-based business person in connection with its loan washing probe in the cricket T-20 IPL betting case.Official sources said Ramgopal Agarwal was arrested under the Avoidance of Money Laundering Act(PMLA). He has actually been detained for being”involved

in corruption”in the case, they said.The arrest relate to a case the agency has actually been probing against its former Joint Director(Ahmedabad zone )J P Singh who was detained by the CBI on alleged corruption charges while he and his group were penetrating the betting case.The CBI stated in its FIR that”it has actually been declared that particular officers of the Enforcement Directorate while investigating the cases of loan laundering in betting and other such activities have actually apparently demanded and accepted big prohibited gratification from the implicated and suspect persons in the events”. The ED’s Ahmedabad unit was probing the Rs 2,000-crore IPL wagering scandal, and the Rs 5,000-crore cash laundering case versus declared hawala operator Afroz Fatta, where the suspects apparently sought favours, main sources earlier said.The CBI declared that big bribe quantity was apparently taken by these officers as quid professional quo for different acts of omission and commission.The case against Singh

and others has been registered under the arrangements of criminal conspiracy under the Indian Penal Code and the Avoidance of Corruption Act.

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