Salman Khan brother Arbaaz Khan has reportedly confessed to the Thane anti-extortion cell about his involvement in the IPL betting. Shockingly, it is also learnt that he confessed to doing it for six years. The matter came to light after a bookie identified Sonu Jalan got arrested on May 15 by the police officials and during the course of the investigation it was established that Sonu had acquaintance with Arbaaz. The two know each other for over five years.
Arbaaz Khan Lost Crores In IPL Betting
“Actor Arbaaz Khan placed bets during one of the past IPL seasons through Jalan. In those days, Jalan was working with a big bookie who went by the name Junior Calcutta. Subsequently, to there was a huge transaction between Jalan and Khan. Apparently, Khan was blackmailed into paying crores, the threat being that his gambling habit would be exposed. But all this will be probed once Khan gives his side of the story,” a senior official said. It is believed that Arbaaz might have paid over Rs 3 crore to Jalan.