Hyderabad authorities raided an
IPL online cricket betting ring
authorities raided an IPL online cricket betting ring
8 Apirl2022 Authorbet365baji
The dirty business of online cricket
betting has made a return in Greater Hyderabad, with the 15th edition of the Indian Premier
League (IPL) beginning. On Wednesday, April 6 (Wednesday), Rachakonda police uncovered an
internet cricket betting ring and detained seven people. In addition, property worth INR 56 lakh
was seized by the police.
Following a tip, the Special Operations Team (SOT) stormed Satya Nagar colony on Wednesday and
nabbed seven suspects, according to Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh Bhagwat. They
confiscated INR 11.80 lakh in cash, as well as frozen two bank accounts.
The raids were carried out while the accused were placing betting bookings for the group stage
game between Rajasthan Royals(RR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore(RCB) on April 5 (Tuesday). The
accused is facing charges under sections 3 and 4 of the TS Gaming Act.
Tanniru Nagaraju, line operator Gundu Kishore, sub-bookies Tanniru Ashok and Chemmeti Vinod, and
punters Kotla Dinesh Bhargav, Medishetty Kishore, and Bojana Raju are among the seven suspects
arrested by the police. Two additional suspects are on the run, according to local authorities.
The majority of them are from Andhra Pradesh, which is just across the border.
It should be recalled that Nagaraju, the principal bookie, was previously detained in a similar
case in 2016. The bookie was running the betting ring with the help of a friend and two distant
The bookies had set up telephonic lines and provided punters with phone numbers. The betting
begins with the first ball bowled and ends with the last ball bowled in the second innings. The
rate of teams and runs varies depending on the match's circumstances. During the game, the
bettors make phone calls to bookies to place their wagers. The local police reportedly reported
that the bookies were receiving money from bettors in cash or via digital payment through their