Mangaluru: IPL cricket betting – Police arrest six bookies


Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (MS)

Mangaluru, May 4: City Crime Branch (CCB) and Economic and Narcotic Crime police station officers and personnel have arrested six bookies who used to IPL cricket betting on mobile apps like Star App and Lotusbook247 in the bank accounts of Axis Bank, Karnataka Bank and HDFC Bank, which they opened in others names to which they used to collect betting money from punters online.

Police arrested Vikram Kumpala of city on April 21. Later they apprehended Dhanpal Shetty of Krishnapura, Kamalesh Surathkal (native of Rajasthan). After inquiry of Dhanpal and Kamalesh, the cops arrested main accused in the case Harish Sheety, native of Mumbai, Preethesh alias Preetham of Ashoknagar and Avinash Urwa Marigudi at Vishakhapatnam of Andhra Pradesh on April 30.

The police have seized nearly 20 bank accounts and confiscated Rs 20 lac cash in those accounts plus Rs three lac in cash. The cops also took into possession 10 mobile phones that were used for betting.

This operation was carried out under the direction of DCPs Hariram Shankar and Vinay Gaonkar of city police. CCB police inspectors Mahesh Prasad and personnel along with PSI Sathis MP and personnel of Economic and Narcotic Crime police station took part in the operation.

 

 

 

 

  

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  • sense_Shetty, Mangalore

    Tue, May 04 2021

    Well done ..We are proud of you.. Now WE will drink beer,whisky ,Fish fry ,Sukka ,Rotti ,Pork Chili,Biriyani and dance for some pili numbers and sleep If time permits we will play some under arm cricket and then repeat the above ..Posh ya ..ninna chance marre

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  • Concerned citizen, Mangalore

    Tue, May 04 2021

    Send them all to work along with with covid front line workers or to mortuary centres to perform last rituals of covid dead bodies.

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  • Roshan Rodrigues, Mangalore

    Tue, May 04 2021

    Master mind Amith sha's Son For bhakth he made business Now no more IPL what will happen to these people Corona time Government want IPL, Nehru time stadium repaired and alive man's name given and made him dead. Statue for dead man stadium exchanged from him this gaddappa

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  • Vijay K, bengaluru

    Tue, May 04 2021

    @Roshan Rodrigues - when local administraion has spent the money, why do u expect Nehru era names to be kept !

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  • Deepak, Mangaluru

    Tue, May 04 2021

    IPL betting not ok? But DREAM11, MY 11 CIRCLE, MPL, GAMEZY, etc ok???? Double standard no

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  • Norman Rego, Moodbidri

    Tue, May 04 2021

    Exactly my point Seriously double standards when celebrities endorse bettings apps which do the same business

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  • Deepak, Mangaluru

    Tue, May 04 2021

    IPL betting not ok?

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  • Ramesh, Mangalore

    Tue, May 04 2021

    This is pure aatmanirbhar mission in vocal for local. Jai ho. Easy money and easy life.

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  • Vicky, Manjeswara

    Tue, May 04 2021

    Better than people of cattle trafficking. Only rich invest in betting. In other case cattle is stolen from poor people's home. Gora Papamam.

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  • Stephen, Mangalore

    Tue, May 04 2021

    I think u need help

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