On May 15, the AEC busted the racket and arrested Jalan, who is one of the top bookies of the country. It was during the investigation that a connection between Jalan and Khan surfaced, revealed Pradeep Sharma, Senior Inspector and head of the AEC.
A senior official also said Jalan mentioned influential personalities, along with Pakistani politician, who bet big money in the IPL.
Out from investigation, Arbaaz Khan promises he will cooperate
My statement has been recorded. Police asked whatever they needed in this investigation and I answered them. I will continue to cooperate with them: Arbaaz Khan after giving statement to Thane Anti-Extortion Cell in connection with probe of an IPL betting case pic.twitter.com/SAOH4Sw3yH
Reportedly, Arbaaz Khan may have paid Rs. 3 crore to Jalan. "Nothing concrete can be said on this as of now. We need to corroborate it with evidence and statements of those who are linked with the racket," said Sharma.