Trio held Illegal horse race betting racket busted by CCB:

Yogesh K Porwar

CCB on Thursday busted horse race betting racket and arrested three persons running the show from a house in chandra layout.

The accused has been identified as,Varun,27, Nandish,37,and Jeevan,27,were arrested red handed.

Senior officer said,Based on a tip off,a team of officials raided the house and arrested three persons who were illegally running the racket through online and formed WhatsApp group of punters to communicate with them.

The police recovered Rs 1.9 lakh and three mobiles from them.

A detailed investigation by the team it is revealed that the accused were receiving bets using online payment apps.

The police are investigating further to ascertain the network of the betting racket a case has been registered in Chandra layout police station and further investigation is on.

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant,has appreciated Joint CP Crime,Sandeep Patil,DCP Crime-1,KP Ravikumar,ACP, Hanumantharaya and his whole team for the commendable job done by them and a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.