FIFA U-17: 4 Detained For Tickets Black In Kolkata

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 Kolkata: Four persons were on Saturday detained for black marketing tickets of the FIFA U-17 World Cup final around the Salt Lake Stadium.

Commissioner of the Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate, Gyanwant Singh told reporters that three persons were arrested from near Hyatt Hotel and the other one was arrested from near Gate No 2 of the stadium. “They were selling tickets through the online platforms,” Singh said, adding that the arrested were being interrogated for details.

The 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India turned out to be a milestone event as it became the most attended in the history of the tournament.