Ongoing cricket betting racket busted Bookie held by Banaswadi police betting amount Rs.86,000 seized.

Sushma Gowda (Correspondent)

The East division police of Banaswadi Police on monday arrested a 46 year old bookie running cricket betting online using mobile app.

The accused has been identified as,Juseb Yunis imran,46, resident of HRBR layout.

Senior officer said,the Banaswadi police inspector Sathish received a tip off that one person near HRBR layout Rajkumar park is receiving bets from punters.

Based on the credible information the team rushed to the spot and caught a 46 year old near Rajkumar park in HRBR layout red handed while receiving bets from punters for the cricket match played between Chennai super kings and Rajasthan royals.

During Investigation the accused confessed the crime and it was found the accused was also receiving bets for the cricket match between Mumbai Indians and Delhi capitals scheduled on Tuesday.

The police have seized Rs 86,000 betting amount from him and further investigation is on.

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP East,S Murugan,DCP East,Dr SD Sharanappa ACP Banaswadi Sub-Division,Ningappa B Sakkri, PI,Sathish HS,and crime staff as,Razak, Renuka Nayak,Nasir and other for the commendable job done by them and a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.