IPL satta case: six ac­cused de­nied bail

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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.”

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