Cricket betting racket busted; 6 held in Kanpur

Kanpur: Police raided several places in Kanpur & detained six citizens, busting a cricket betting racket, police officer said on Sat..

On the basis of particular info regarding betting racket being run in this city that habituated to bet on cricket matches involving Indian Premier League matches, investigators held raids & made the arrests.

“This gang habituated to carry out their own business via WhatsApp & mobile applications. After the match got (1) over they habituated to accomplish the transactions. Raids have been held at the least 5 places in Kanpur. Also, Nepali currency has also being captured from one such charged,” stated Preetinder Singh, DIG Kanpur.

“A money counting machine, 11 mobile phones, 1 laptop & INR 93 lakhs have been captured from them,” the DIG stated .

Search is on for the different bookies engaged in this complaint.