Delhi Police busts inter-state cricket betting racket

Jan 22, 2020

New Delhi, 22 Jan, (ANI): Crime Branch of Delhi Police busted a major inter-state cricket betting racket in Delhi. The gang was operating during the One Day International match between India and Australia in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Information was received by Crime Branch that a betting racket is being operated in Delhi. Accordingly, a team of Crime Branch was formed to bust the gang. Based on specific input, the police team raided a house in Ashoka Niketan, Karkardooma when the match was in progress. The team apprehended 11 persons red-handed at the spot. Arrested persons disclosed that bets worth more than Rs 5 crore had already been placed with them. 74 mobile phones, 7 laptops, 2 LCD TVs and 4 briefcases were recovered from the spot. Further investigation is in progress.