Cricket bet­ting racket busted, two ar­rested

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - Times City - TIMES NEWS NET­WORK

New Delhi: A cricket bet­ting racket op­er­at­ing out of a house in Ja­gat­puri near Shah­dara us­ing an app and mul­ti­ple web­sites was busted re­cently.

The house had a com­plex in­te­grated sys­tem in­stalled with 167 mo­bile phones con­nected through a sin­gle line. The money was be­ing trans­ferred through on­line pay­ments us­ing var­i­ous por­tals. Each of the phone had a unique iden­tity num­ber to con­nect the gam­blers to the web­site and ap­pli­ca­tion.

Po­lice said they were tipped off about the ac­cused, Avnit Tha­par and Manoj, also known as Kake, whose source of in­come was un­known. They then formed a team and raided their house on Tues­day night, said Amit Sharma, DCP (Shah­dara).

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