PRAMESH S JAIN
Ongoing Cricket Betting Rackets Busted,Three held,Rs.10.39 Lakhs,22 mobiles,recovered by CCB Police.
Bengaluru CCB Police of special enquiry squad team have conducted raids across city for the ongoing cricket betting of IPL T20 and nabbed three person and seized totally Rs.10.39 lakhs cash with 22 mobile phones and other materials.
The accused have been identified as H.V.Chowdegowda,38 year old resident of KR Puram.Vishwanath,35,year old resident of Heganahalli,Shaikh Shafi,32,resident of lottegolahalli.
The accused was collecting betting on the ongoing IPL matches through Mobile App.
The sleuths have seized Rs.10.39 lakhs cash betting amount with 22 mobile phones from their possession.
Acting on tip off CCB sleuths under the leadership of DCP Crime,Girish.S,and his team conducted raids on houses in KR Puram,Rajgopalnagar,
Kodigehalli police Station limits.
Senior officer,told media persons that a credible information was passed to our Special Enquiry Squad team headed by DCP Crime,Girish.S,that,there is ongoing betting is going on in KR Puram,Rajagopalnagar,
Kodigehalli police station limits based on credible Information the team swung into action and as on 29th March,CCB sleuths conducted raid on a house in Kodigehalli police station limits near Jalgaram temple and arrested one person who was indulged in cricket betting through Mobile App for the ongoing Mumbai Indian v/s RCB IPL T20 the cops have caught the accused identified as Shaikh Shafi,32 year old resident of lottegolahalli and seized Rs.2.5 lakhs cash and 18 mobiles with other materials from his possession and efforts are on trace Mukesh a bookie a case has been registered in Kodigehalli police Station he added.As on 31st March the CCB sleuths of special enquiry squad has raided a house in Rajagopalnagar police station limits near Heganahalli and arrested one person who was indulged in cricket betting for the ongoing Sunrisers Hyderabad v/s,Royal Challengers Bangalore the cops have caught the accused identified as Vishwanath,35 year old resident of Heganahalli red handed and seized Rs.1.89 lakhs cash and 2 mobiles the accused used to give access to the punters through 365 play Mobile App who used to submit Rs.5000 and above as deposit to play and he used to work on behalf of Nithin a bookie efforts are on trace the bookie a case has been registered in Rajagopalnagar Police station and investigation is on.As on 7th April the sleuths have conducted raid in KR Puram police station limits near old madras road A2B Hotel behind parking space a person was running the racket through a mobile app and giving access to punters who bet with him and he is indulged in cheating people by not paying their money based on the information CCB, Special Enquiry Squad team swung into action and caught the accused red handed and seized Rs.6 Lakhs cash and 2 mobiles and other materials and during the course of investigation the accused confessed the crime and it is revealed that the accused used to give access to the mobile app on submitting a deposit using which punters can place bets on the IPL matches a detailed investigation by the team has revealed that he used to get deposits and used to cheat people and he was working on behalf of Krishnappa a bookie efforts are on to trace Krishnappa a case has been registered in KR Puram police station and accused has been taken into custody for further investigation is on with this raids the team and finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,T.Suneel Kumar,has appreciated,Addl CP,Crime,Alok Kumar,DCP Crime,Girish.S,and his team as,ACP,N.H.Ramachandraiah, PI,V.Narayanswamy,Kumar.A.P, and staff has John Kenny,Nagaraj,Ravi Kumar,Srinivas,Vinod and other staff who has done a tremendous job and has successfully nabbed 3 persons and seized Rs.10.39 lakhs cash with 22 mobiles from them he added.