Two separate Indian Premier League betting rackets were busted in Gurgaon's Sector 40 and another in Sector 21, Palam Vihar. Three people were arrested in Sector 21, Palam Vihar, while four others were arrested in Sector 40.
It was in Sector
21 that the police raided one of the houses, where three people were
involved in betting during a match between Delhi
Daredevils and Kings
XI Punjab, which took place on May 20. The three arrested people in
the house were Sandeep, Pritam and Rohit, reported The Times of
One can gauge
that they might have their connections spread far and wide as the
police also recovered laptop, three different mobile phones and cash
records as well.
in another case in Sector 40, the four arrested have been identified
as Chirag Kataria, Yogesh Kumar, Love Sharma, Vikas Kumar.
Here as well, the police recovered mobile phones, LCD TV and cash
records. The matter is said to be under investigation.
With the influx
of money in the Indian Premier League, such kind of bettings might be
taking place in many other parts of the city as well. Though, the
police are keeping a strict eye on such kind of betting, but still,
they find it difficult to spot such betting rackets.
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