Times of India – THANE:
Bookie Sonu Jalan arrested in the
betting case told Thane crime branch’s
anti-extortion cell on Tuesday that filmmaker
Sajid Khan had allegedly “placed bets” on cricket
matches back in 2008.

Summary

  • THANE: Bookie Sonu Jalan arrested in the betting case told Thane crime branch’s anti-extortion cell on Tuesday that filmmaker Sajid Khan had allegedly “placed bets” on cricket matches back in 2008.
  • During his interrogation, though, Jalan said no monetary transaction was involved and that Khan later left for the US.
  • The bookie added that Khan continued to follow the matches, but Jalan stopped taking bets.
  • Pradeep Sharma, senior inspector, Thane crime branch, told mediapersons that in 2008 Khan placed bets with Jalan on a cricket tournament.
  • Meanwhile, a CBI officer also interrogated Jalan in an enforcement directorate case allegedly involving the agency’s joint director of 2015.


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