Arbaaz Khan Betting : Arbaaz Khan, the brother of Bollywood actor Salman Khan, on Saturday, confessed that he lost Rs. 2.80 crore to a bookie Sonu Jalan, alias Sonu Batla, in betting during Indian Premier League (IPL) matches and was not paying the amount, so bookie was threatening him.
Sonu Jalan and three other members was arrested on 15 May in Mumbai, when (Thane Anti Extortion Cell) AEC, busted the racket. Jalan is said to be one of the top bookies of the country. During the investigation, the police found a connection between Sonu Jalan and Arbaaz Khan. Later the City Police issued summon to the actor for recording his statement on Saturday in connection with the betting racket.
According to the police report the actor and producer Arbaaz Khan has admitted that he used to place bet during the IPL matches but also claimed that he had not placed any bets on any match of 2018 season of IPL that ended on 27th May 2018. It has come out that during the interrogation of Arbaaz Khan, Sonu Jalan was also there.
After the questioning, Arbaaz Khan interacted with media and said, “Whatever the police asked me, I answered them and my statement in connection with the betting scam, has been recorded.”
On the other side, Pradeep Sharma, the investigation officer also confirmed this news as he said, the statement of Arbaaz Khan has been recorded in connection with the betting racket and he cooperated with us. If needed, we will call him again for the investigation.”
According to the latest buzz in the film Industry, Malaika Arora, the ex-wife of Arbaaz Khan tried to stop him from placing illegal bets, but he did not listen.
According to the police report, they found a diary of Sonu Jalan during the search and it had the phone numbers of more than 100 bookies including Bollywood celebrity, contractors and builders.
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