IPL betting racket busted in Karnataka, two held

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The betting allegedly took place during the recent Kolkata Knightriders and Rajasthan Royals match.

 

The Bengaluru City Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested two people for their alleged involvement in illegal betting on Indian Premier League 2020 match.

According to the report from the police officials, the betting allegedly took place during the recent Kolkata Knightriders and Rajasthan Royals match.

As per the report, about Rs 13.5 lakh cash and two cell phones were seized from the accused.

In a similar incident last week, one person was arrested by the City Crime Branch for their alleged involvement in illegal betting during the IPL 2020 and seized Rs 30 lakh and two cell phones.

According to the CCB, the arrested accused has been identified as Santhosh (33), a resident of Banashankari in the city.

The accused had organised betting during an IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals.
Santhosh was arrested from a petrol pump where he had allegedly come to share the betting money with those who had bet with him.

According to the report, Santhosh used to organise the betting racket after collecting data from Lotusbook247.com, Kingexchange.com and playwin99.com.

 

With inputs from Agency

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