Keonjhar : Three persons were arrested in Odisha’s Keonjhar district for their alleged involvement in betting during the IPL final match.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided a shop near a temple at Barbil where betting was on and arrested the trio last night, a police official said.

While two others managed to flee, the three arrested were identified as Nimai Swain, Mohd Rafiq and Mahavir Prasad Maheswari, he said

More than Rs One lakh in cash and seven mobile phones were seized from the site, poilce said.

The arrest was made when the IPL final match between Mumbai Indians vs Rising Pune Supergiant from Hyderabad was being played.

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