Manipal: A police team from intercepted a man called Antony D’Souza, who was collecting money for matka gambling from the public on Tuesday evening.
Based on the information revealed by him, they arrested Leo Cornelio from Ambagilu near here. He is suspected to be the kingpin of matka operations in and around Udupi.
Besides also arresting his two associates, Divakar Poojary and Babu Achary, an Ambassador car, a scooter and a motorbike used by them, have also been seized.
A case has been registered in Manipal police station.
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