With the fifteenth version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) underway, the ugly enterprise of on-line cricket betting has made a comeback in Higher Hyderabad. Rachakonda police on April 6 (Wednesday) busted a web-based cricket betting racket and arrested seven suspects. Along with that, the police additionally seized property price INR 56 lakh.
Based on Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh Bhagwat, the Particular Operations Workforce (SOT) raided Satya Nagar colony on Wednesday after receiving a tip and apprehended seven accused. They seized INR 11.80 lakh money, whereas two financial institution accounts had been additionally seized.
The raids had been carried out throughout RR vs RCB match on April 5
To notice, the police carried out the raids when the accused had been conducting bookings for betting in the course of the group stage match between Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 5 (Tuesday). A case beneath sections 3 and 4 of the TS Gaming Act was registered in opposition to the accused.
The bookies had organized telephonic strains and given numbers to punters. The betting begins with the primary ball being bowled until the final ball second innings. The speed of groups and runs fluctuates relying on the state of affairs of the match. The punters make calls to bookies in the course of the match to put the bets. The native police additionally knowledgeable that the bookies by way of their assortment brokers had been accepting cash from the punters both in money or by way of digital fee.