Two individuals have been apprehended for selling tickets originally priced at ₹1,200 for the India vs Bangladesh cricket match at a staggering ₹12,000. The arrests were made by the Anti-Human Trafficking Cell of the Pimpri-Chinchwad Crime Branch on Wednesday night at Mukai Chowk in Rawet. The accused individuals have been identified as Ravi Lingappa Devkar and Ajit Suresh Kadam.
Acting on a tip-off, the Crime Branch team uncovered that the match tickets were being peddled at inflated prices near Kohinoor Society at Mukai Chowk. Following a successful sting operation, the police arrested Devkar and Kadam and confiscated five tickets for the India vs Bangladesh match. Additionally, they seized two mobile phones and ₹7,000 in cash.
Further investigation revealed that an accomplice, Yunus Shaikh, had supplied the tickets to the arrested individuals. Consequently, a case has been registered against all three at the Rawet police station.