IPL betting case, four arrested for accepting IPL bets in the posh hotel at Porvorim Goa

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IPL betting cases seem to have started raising its head once again in the state. With the arrest of four people for betting on the IPL in Goa has risen in the serious concern over the issue of betting. Goa Police arrested four people from a starred hotel in Porvorim for accepting the bets in IPL match between Kolkatta knight rider and Sunrise Hyderabad on Wednesday. Read the complete report here.

[su_expand more_text=”READ MORE” less_text=” ” height=”0″ hide_less=”yes” link_style=”button” link_align=”center”] Based on the available information from the reliable sources, Goa Police has managed to get hold of four people involved in the IPL betting. Reportedly all of them were staying at the starred hotel in Porvorim. This incident took place on Wednesday night in one of the posh hotel situated in Porvorim. All four have been arrested for accepting the bets in Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrise Hyderabad.

According to the sources, after receiving the information that four persons staying in the well-known hotel in Porvorim were indulging into the betting activities on IPL (Indian Premier League) match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Sunrise Hyderabad. Police swung into action.

The police found out that two rooms were booked by the accused in the hotel at Porvorim. They immediately obtained the search warrant from DySP north Goa Nelson Albuquerque and raided the hotel.

After reaching the hotel at Porvorim police took the master key from the reception and entered in the room catching four accused red-handed accepting the bets. According to Porvorim PI Jivba Dalvi, they have arrested four persons, Rishi Bhayana, 40, Neeraj Gupta, 30, Suresh Kumar, 55 and Pawan Kumar, 60, all are a resident of Lucknow, UP. All the accused were later released on conditional bail.

During the raid, Police managed to recover quite a lot of evidence against the accused. The list of recovered items includes sheets of paper having written on it name of the team players in the IPL match dated May 25, 2016, along with the details of betting amount involved in gambling, nine mobile phones, one calculator, two ball pens, two notebooks, two writing pads and cash amount of Rs 6.5 lakh, claimed the sources.

The raid was conducted under the supervision of north Goa SP Umesh Gaonkar with PI Jivba Dalvi leading the team members to the crime spot.

It is very surprising to see that people from outside the Goa comes into the state to accept the betting on the cricket match and there is less possibility that hotel managements are completely unaware of the illegal activities that are taking place in their hotel room and that too in such a large scale. What do you think about this? Please leave your most honest comments on this serious issue.

Source: TOI




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