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Police act as decoy to bust two separate gambling rackets

 Team MP |  2017-06-19 17:35:25.0  |  New Delhi

Police act as decoy to bust two separate gambling rackets

in two different incidents in North District Police crackdowns on the Cricket Satta betting Module during India-Pakistan cricket final match, two cases registered, four persons apprehended and seven mobile phones, betting cash Rs. 4.60 lakh were recovered.

The cops in both the cases acted as decoy customers to penetrate the gambling racket. On Sunday at about 7 pm, a secret information was received regarding betting on India-Pakistan Cricket match in Motia Khan, Delhi and on the basis of information a raiding party was constituted.

Head Constable Sandeep Chawla entered the premises as decoy customer with specifically numbered currency notes to put on the stake and subsequently a raid was conducted where three persons were found in the above-said premises whose identity was disclosed as Pradeep Mahajan (main accused), Anu Chopra and Rakesh Rajput.

During the raid, all the three persons were apprehended and 2 mobile phones, 2 paper slips and an amount of Rs 4,60,850 cash were recovered from them.

In another raid in Subzi Mandi area, HC Manmohan entered the premises as decoy customer with specific numbered currency note to put on a stake and subsequently a raid was conducted at Roshnara Road, Ghanta Ghar, Subzi Mandi, Delhi. During the course of the raid, one person was found in the above-said premises whose identity was disclosed as Indradeep Chaudhary alias Rinku.

"Five mobile phones, one recorder, six mobile phone chargers and two notepads were recovered from him. During the raid, Indrajeet Chaudhary alias Rinku was apprehended and specific numbered currency was recovered from his possession and the same was seized and subsequently, a case under sections 3/4/5 Delhi Public Gambling Act was registered at PS Subzi Mandi and the investigation was taken up. Further investigation is in progress." said DCP North Jatin Narwal.

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