IPL satta case: six accused denied bail
CHANDIGARH: In a significant development, a local court on Tuesday denied the bail of six accused, booked for gambling on IPL cricket match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Dare Devil on May 22 at Pune by preparing forged documents.
The six have been booked under sections 420 (cheating), 467 (forgery), 468 (forgery for purpose of cheating), 471 (using as genuine a forged document or electronic record), 120B (criminal conspiracy) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 13A/3/67 of the Gambling Act.
The court of judicial magistrate Anupumish Modi rejected the bail of six accused are Rajinder Garg, a resident of Sector 44; Surinder Nagpal, a resident of Sector 40; Girish, a resident of Sector 32-D; Jaswinder Singh, a resident of Sector 37; Anil Kumar, a resident of Sector 56 and Sandeep Arora, a resident of Sector 44. However, the police are yet to arrest, Sanjay and Masha, two other absconders in the case.
The six were arrested by the UT police special investigation team (SIT) on May 22 from a park near the market of Sector 44 while they were cheating people by attracting them for gambling through mobile phones having SIMS of fake identity.
During investigation, the police from their possession recovered Rs 1.5 lakh in cash along with several mobile phones.
Deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Anil Joshi told HT: “They used to bet on toss, every ball, fall of wicket, run rate and everything possible in cricket.”