Tiwari was arrested from the Noonmati area of Guwahati. It is to be noted that a number of bookies have been apprehended by the police for running the IPL betting racket in the city.
An amount of Rs. 33,000, five cell phones and documents related to betting were recovered from Tiwari.
Cricket betting has been an irritant for the city police due to hawala transactions being used for the purpose.