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Cricket betting racket in Hyderabad busted

PTI | By, Hyderabad
May 07, 2014 01:35 AM IST

The city police busted a cricket betting racket and arrested two businessmen from whom Rs 32,700 was seized, along with other betting communication equipment, police sources said in Hyderabad on Tuesday.

The city police busted a cricket betting racket and arrested two businessmen from whom Rs 32,700 was seized, along with other betting communication equipment, police sources said in Hyderabad on Tuesday.

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Sleuths of the Commissioner's Task Force (East Zone Team) nabbed Damodhar Das Bung and Gopal Bung from a location here for allegedly accepting cricket bets from known punters for IPL-7 cricket match between Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders played at Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad, sources said.

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On interrogation, Damodhar revealed that he was in this business since two years, the police said, adding that besides Rs 32,700 in cash, seven mobile phones and a television set were among other equipment seized from them.

Further investigations were on, sources said.

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