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IPL 20-20 MATCH ONLINE BETTING RACKET BUSTED

October 26, 2020 07:39 PM

FIVE BOOKIES WHO WERE BETTING ON IPL MATCH PLAYED BETWEEN MUMBAI INDIANS VS CHENNAI SUPPER KINGS ARRESTED,ONE LAPTOP, NINE MOBILE PHONES AND CASH OF RS. 21,200/- RECOVERED FROM THEIR POSESSION

New Delhi (Face2News)

The team of Special Staff, South West District reported to have arrested a gang of gamblers involved in betting of IPL Cricket Match namely (1) Tarun Kumar S/o Subhash Chandra R/o H NO. 1/71, Sadar Bazar, Delhi Cantt, Aged 50 Yrs, (2) Sanjay Yadav S/o Narender R/o WZ-183 Gali No 3 Lajwanti Garden Delhi Aged 51 Yrs, (3) Sanjay Kumar Ahuja S/o Seeta Ram R/o H No 400/6 Arjun Nagar Gali No 6 Gurugram Aged 48Yrs, (4) Krishan S/o Dayal Chand R/O H NO 102 Gali No 4 Jyoti Park, Gurugram, Aged 49Yrs and (5) Ankit S/o Brahm Prakash R/O B2C/36A Virender Nagar Delhi Aged 31Yrs.

Mr. Ingit Pratap Singh, IPS, Dy. Commissioner of Police, South-West District, said with their arrest, stake Money of Rs. 21,200/- cash, 9 mobile phones and one Lenovo Laptop used for maintaining accounts through imported software, assistant Betting iBook have been recovered from their possession.

During interrogation, they revealed that they recently had taken few new mobile numbers for the purpose and circulated these numbers in several groups of their known persons for betting. Anyone, who wanted to place any bet would call on these mobile numbers during the IPL Cricket matches and can place a bet of his choice. They had also installed an automated program namely ‘Betting Assistant iBook’ on their laptop for keeping the account balances of different punters. Up till their arrest, they have written bets of approximately five lakhs rupees. Further investigation of the case is in progress. Efforts are being made to identify and nab the links of these bookies.

INFORMATION, TEAM & OPERATION: In order to nab betting rackets involved in betting on IPL Cricket Matches, the team of Special Staff comprising of SI Mukesh, SI Islamuddin, HC Amit, HC Balram, HC Satish, HC Yogendar, Ct. Sandeep, Ct Shyam, Ct Naveen, Ct Ashok and Ct Nandkishor under the close supervision of I/C Spl Staff Insp. Dinesh Kumar and overall supervision of Sh Abhinendra Jain, ACP/Operations, South West District was constituted and detailed with specific task to nab the accused persons involved in such crime.

In this process, on October 23, a secret information was received at Special Staff, that one Tarun Kumar along with his friends operating betting racket on IPL Cricket Match from his house i.e. 1/71A First floor, Sadar Bazar, New Delhi. Accordingly, a raid was conducted and five persons were apprehended.

During search, One laptop, nine mobile phones and Rs 21,200 cash were recovered from the spot. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 428/2020 U/S 3/4/9/55 Delhi Public Gambling Act 1955 was registered at PS Delhi Cantt.

INTERROGATION: During interrogation, they revealed that they recently had taken few new mobile numbers for the purpose and circulated these numbers in several groups of their known persons for betting. Anyone, who wanted to place any bet would call on these mobile numbers during the IPL Cricket matches and can place a bet of his choice. They had also installed an automated program namely ‘Betting Assistant iBook’ on their laptop for keeping the account balances of different punters. Up till their arrest, they have written bets of approximately five lakhs rupees. Further investigation of the case is in progress. Efforts are being made to identify and nab the links of these bookies.

 
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