Three arrested, Rs 19 thousand cash recovered with betting materials
Neemuch: Three betters were arrested red handed by a police team led by police station in-charge SR Patidar under the guidance of district police captain Rudolf Alwaris and ASP Pankaj Pandey, from a house situated at Ahir Mohalla Baghana, while betting during the IPL matches.
As per the received information, acting on the tip off, that betting was being done on the ongoing IPL match between Kolkata and Punjab, police station in-charge Patidar left for Baghana with his team where he arrested three betters identified as Prakash Ahir (50), Brijesh Jain (36) and Ritesh Jain (32), red handed. Police have registered the case against the accused under the section 3, 4 and 4(a) of public gambling act.
Police have also seized various things from the house including cash around Rs 19 thousand, laptop of Samsung, a television set, 23 mobile phones, sim cards and account work of about 20.14 lakhs. Along with the Baghana station in-charge SR Patidar, assistant sub inspector Harijan Singh, Shatrughna Tiwari and others played a major role in exposing the illegal business of cricket betting.
Maheshwar: Here also, a special police team from Indore raided a house situated near Kalidas ground and arrested three accused while betting during IPL matches. Acting on a tip off, IPS Vipul Shrivastava and TI RD Kanva along with their team reached the house and arrested the accused red handed. Police have also seized account books wherein accounts of more than Rs 50 lakhs were recorded, apart from that tv sets, mobiles were also seized.
Police identified the accused as Dhannalal Lahore (51), resident of Baswada, Rajasthan and Ravi Shankar Meena (45), resident of Dewas. Police have also arrested the owner of the house Gaurav Sharma and registered the case under respective sections of IPC.