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Seven arrested for black marketing FIFA U-17 WC tickets

Kolkata, Oct 14 (PTI) Police today arrested seven persons including three volunteers of the FIFA U-17 World Cup from near the Salt Lake Stadium in Bidhanagar area here, when matches were in progress.

Acting on a tip off, the Bidhannagar police nabbed all the seven when they were busy selling tickets against high prices, Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate sources said.

Some of the arrested were also allegedly found in an inebriated state, the sources added.

This is first such instance in Kolkata since the beginning of FIFA U-17 World Cup on October 8 in the city, where arrests were made for black marketing tickets of this international event

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