The Cyberabad special operations team (SOT) raided a home owned by the father of a Tollywood actor, resulting in the arrest of 30 people who were involved in wagering. The culprit was found with roughly Rs 7 lakh in cash, according to Narsingi police. The raid on the Machiruvella property was carried out after a tip-off.
The suspects were apprehended and taken to the Narsingi police station. One of the suspects, Suman, had rented the property for one day, according to Inspector V Shiva Kumar. "Suman rented the villa for a birthday celebration," the inspector explained, adding that the accused had been charged under the Gambling Act.
Cricket betting racket caught, five arrested
Rachakonda police had nabbed two cricket betting organisers and three punters from a residence in Chaitanyapuri for allegedly betting during the ongoing T20 Cricket World Cup matches. The offender was arrested and detectives took Rs 14.92 lakhs, a laptop, and eight mobile phones from him.
B Sridhar, a book stall proprietor, was the principal organiser, with his aide S Ramanjaneyulu and three gamblers, J Ramu Goud, B Chantrapathi, and G Kalyan, also arrested. According to investigators, the bets were placed using various apps.
Central Crime Branch arrested three for Cricket betting
Three people were detained on Wednesday in three distinct cases by Central Crime Branch (CCB) police in Byadarahalli, off Magadi Road, for allegedly conducting a cricket betting scam utilizing smartphone applications.
During the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup, the suspects Om Prakash, Satpal Singh, and Gevar Chand used smartphone apps to receive bets. The culprits used mobile phones, WhatsApp, and other social media sites to connect punters.
The trio was caught and police confiscated Rs 3.5 lakh in cash as well as three mobile phones. Each of them has three different cases filed against them. The further investigation is on.
Kolkata police nabbed a world cup T20 online betting
During the ongoing T-20 World Cup event, the investigative department made the very first arrest in the city in connection with betting. The officers claimed that, unlike in the past, the gang was functioning fully online, using apps and social media.
A guesthose on AJC Bose Road near Entally was used to make the arrest. The authorities are questioning the suspects about the amount of betting that went place between India and Pakistan and England and Bangladesh, despite the fact that they were during the less crucial Scotland-Namibia match.
"On Wednesday evening, based on source input about online an cricket betting operating in the city, a raid was conducted in the Beniapukur police station area by the ARS unit of detective department. We arrested one Sakhir Shamsi(32), a resident of Lal Mohan Bhattcharya Road in Entally. He was operating from a room inside a guest house located at A.J C Bose Road. He was involved in an organized cricket gambling during ICC Mens T-20 World Cup 2021 match being played between Scotland Vs Namibia by using mobile phones.
In this regard a case has been indexed at Beniapukur police against the accused person and others," said joint CP (crime) Murlidhar Sharma.
After interrogation, three others were released. The accused was charged with cheating and criminal conspiracy under sections 3 and 4 of the WBGPC Act.
A complaint has been filed against the accused and others at the Beniapukur police station," said joint CP (crime) Murlidhar Sharma. After interrogation, three others were released. The accused was charged with cheating and criminal conspiracy under sections 3 and 4 of the WBGPC Act.