Delhi: 2 arrested for allegedly running IPL cricket betting racket

IPL cricket betting racket

Delhi: 2 arrested for allegedly running IPL cricket betting racket. Two persons identified as Mohit Verma, 27 and Deepak Kumar, 27 have been arrested by Delhi Police for running a cricket betting racket on the IPL (Indian Premier League) matches.

Both Mohit Verma and Deepak Kumar are the residents of Delhi’s Sangam Vihar. The two were arrested from a flat in the Greater Kailash area. The duo was arrested on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday. Police have recovered TV, six mobile phones, a wireless internet router and laptops from their possession on Saturday.

Delhi: 2 arrested for allegedly running IPL cricket betting racket

The information about IPL cricket betting racket was received at Narcotics Squad on Thursday. Police said that information was shared with senior officers who ordered immediate legal action. In a statement, police said, “At about 10 pm, a raid was conducted after complying with all the legal aspects at the given address with raiding staff duly deployed accordingly nearby the given address to prevent the escape of the offenders.”

On 23 October 2020 a case was registered under section 3 and 4 of Delhi Public Gambling Act,1955 at greater Kailash police station. Furthermore, the investigation is being carried out. Police said that during interrogation, it was disclosed that Mohit Verma and Rajeev had taken the premises on rent for Rs 27,000 per month. Rajeev who lives in Sangam Vihar is running a guest house in Greater Kailash.

Furthermore, Mohit Verma revealed that they had installed a betting assistance application on Laptop as well as a video calling application on TV. On the application, the number of details of clients and live rate of betting is shown.

 

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