Hyderabad: As the thrill of IPL 2020 continues to increase among the cricket fans, betting has also increased significantly after this tournament. The Telangana Police on Wednesday exposed a similar bookie gang in which an accused has been arrested and Rs 2 lakh has been seized from him.
According to the police statement, the task force of the Hyderabad City Commissioner, the South Zone team and the Saifabad Police have together disclosed this betting racket. Apart from this, 2 mobile phones with the accused have also been seized. The name of the accused is being described as Srikanth Biradasm. Who is said to be a resident of Anthanpur.
According to the police, a large amount of money has been given to the accused, including a gambler named Deepak Sony. The deposited amount has been sent to the main bookie as a commission named Laddu, who is still absconding. The things recovered from the accused were sent to Saifabad police station so that further investigation can be completed.
Across the country, speculators continue to hold sway. Police has also become very active in view of the IPL tournament. Recently, similar bookies were arrested in Gurugram and West Bengal of Haryana. Since the game of cricket was braided for a long time during the Korana virus epidemic, the betting business has increased once again after the IPL started.