A gang of eight persons from Mumbai were arrested by the police on Saturday for allegedly trying to sell tickets of the ongoing Test cricket match between India and Australia here at a higher price.

The city Police Commissioner’s Task Force (East) team seized 526 tickets of Rs. 100 and 12 tickets of Rs. 300 from the arrested.

Purchase hundreds of tickets

The gang came to the city a few days ago and checked into a lodge. They had individually purchased hundreds of tickets from different eSeva centres. The accused used to sell tickets at film theatres at higher prices in Mumbai.

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