Online Cricket betting racket busted by Nandini layout police, Six held,including Upparpet police constable suspended :
The North Division police of Nandini layout police has busted cricket betting racket on February 1st and arrested six persons red handed while accepting illegal bets from punters and seized Rs.11,300 and six mobile phone from them.
A 29 year old Police Constable attached to Upparpet police station was suspended after his involvement in betting racket in which he was caught red handed in online cricket betting case on February 1.
The accused Shivakumar was betting along with five other punters identified as,Hariharan,Suresh M,Lokesh,Kalandhar, and Manikanta were caught red handed while accepting Bets from mobile based app.
Senior officer told media persons that,Nandini layout police personnel,Basavana received a credible information that 5-6 persons are indulged in playing cricket betting by receiving bets from punters through online mobile based app.
Based on information the Nandini layout police inspector Venkategowda and his team swung into action and rushed to the spot near Nandini Layout bus stop based on tip off they raided the place and arrested six accused red handed while accepting Bets from punters through online based apps.
During investigation it was found that the accused were accepting Bets from punters.
A detailed investigation was carried out by Inspector and his team when they realized one of the accused was a constable attached to upparpet police station identified as Shivakumar.
During raid the police seized Rs 11300 and six mobile phones which they used to place bet through betting app.
A detailed inquiry was carried out in the case under the supervision of DCP North,Dharmendra Kumar Meena Inspector Venkategowda submitted a detailed report about the constable who was involved in the racket was turned as Punter.
Based on the report by DCP North division, Sanjeev M Patil, DCP, West Division,suspended Shivakumar police constable attached to upparpet police station for his involvement in betting case registered against him in Nandini layout police station,U/s 78 a) (6),and And 80 KP act and further investigation is on he added.