East Zone Task Force Team Hyderabad has busted IPL cricket betting racket and arrested two persons at Godavari Colony of Begumbazar and Hyderabad and seized net cash of Rs. 32,700 Seven Mobile Phones, One Videocon 21 Inches LCD TV, One DIGI CABLE Box, One Videocon d2h satellite box and Three Remotes.
Two accused persons Damodhar Das Bung and Gopal Bung who were accepting Cricket betting’s from known punters for IPL7 T20 cricket match in between Rajasthan Royals Vs Kolkata Knight Riders teams playing at Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad on May 5, 2014.
Damodhar Das Bung revealed that he was into this business since last two years. For this purpose he secured line phone connection to date match betting rates information over to over and for every ten over’s for which he used to pay Rs. 8,000 per month. Accordingly he shares the information with his punters and accepts their betting and forwards the betting to others in Begum Bazar. They complete the transactions of betting after the match by collecting the amounts from those who lose the bet and by repaying the winning punters by paying them in the ratio of their betting percentage directly and indirectly.
The accused and the seized property were handed over to Afzalgunj Police Station for taking further action.