Cricket betting racket busted in Hyderabad

Acting on a tip off, the team caught Polapally Shiva Kumar (22) and D Naveen Kumar (27) both residents of Chilkalguda

By   |  Published: 27th Sep 2020  7:14 pm

Hyderabad: The Commissioner’s Task Force (north) team caught two persons who were organizing cricket betting and seized Rs. 20,000 cash along with two mobile phones from them.

Acting on a tip off, the team caught Polapally Shiva Kumar (22) and D Naveen Kumar (27) both residents of Chilkalguda.

“Shiva Kumar was sub bookie while Naveen Kumar was collection agent. Few days back Shiva came into contact with main organizer KD online bookie, a native of Rajasthan and through him got access to online cricket betting app ‘www.deltaexch.in’ and was organizing betting,” said P Radha Kishan Rao, DCP Task Force.

Shiva Kumar remitted the amount to main bookie through Google pay, Paytm, Phonepay accounts and gained illegal easy money.

The duo was caught while accepting amount from punters at New Mettuguda, Chilkalguda for the ongoing IPL -2020 matches. The duo along with seized property were handed over to the Chilkalguda police station for further action.


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