BENGALURU: Unearthing a cricket betting racket, the Bengaluru Central crime branch police have arrested 27 people including Malayalees for betting in the recently concluded Indian Premier League. Police also seized Rs 78 lakh in cash and papers related to the betting transactions from the accused.
An interstate cricket betting racket has been busted during an IPL match by the Delhi Police crime branch. At least 10 persons have been arrested and 10 laptops, 38 mobile phones, 3 LED TVs, etc ...
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The Central Crime Branch (CCB) in Bengaluru on Wednesday said it has so far registered 20 cases of betting during the Indian Premier League (IPL), one of the biggest sporting events globally.
An interstate cricket betting racket has been busted during an IPL match by the Delhi Police crime branch. At least 10 persons have been arrested and 10 laptops, 38 mobile phones, 3 LED TVs, etc have been seized. The accused have accepted bets of approximately Rs 50 lakh.
The Central Crime Branch in Bengaluru declared that as many as 20 cases of betting on cricket matches had been registered uptil now, during the course of the recently concluded Indian Premier League. The statement came on Tuesday, the 19th of October, a few weeks after the amendments were passed for the Karnataka Police Act. “In the recently concluded IPL, CCB booked (a) total of 20 cricket betting cases and seized ₹78 lakhs, arrested 27 accused,” stated Sandeep Patil, Joint ...
Cricket betting in India has become so serious to the extent that there are gambling rehabilitation centres in India. The Indian police have also tried to monitor the internet for any online...
Gambling has always been a hotly contested topic in India. Considered by many as taboo, over the years Indians have softened their stance with regards to gambling. This has no doubt been helped by the proliferation of online cricket betting sites such as CricketBettingWali.in. These sites have been set up for the most part to guide Indian punters to the right bookmakers and to ensure that your hard-earned money is safe and secure should you choose to place bets on cricket.
Cricket betting in India is an essential part of the life of many citizens. For this reason, so many bookmakers try to provide the most profitable and comfortable conditions for their users.
Cricket betting is illegal in India. “We seized Rs 1.5 lakh from a bookie during the match, and on questioning, he led us to another bookie’s house where we seized Rs 40 lakh,” Patil says.