Hyderabad: Special Operations Team (SOT) of Malkajgiri raided a cricket betting racket in A S Rao Nagar under Kushaiguda police station limits and took three youth into custody. They were allegedly involved in betting of ongoing IPL matches of T20.
According to police, the accused Shaikh Ameer (26), owner of Imax optics (Organiser), A Rajesh (25) and resident of Kushaiguda (punter) and T Veera Prasad (26), resident of A S Rao Nagar (punter) were indulging in cricket betting. The police seized Rs 50,660 cash and handed them over to Kushaiguda police station.
In another case, the Task Force team arrested four members and seized Rs 2 lakh cash, 15 cell phones, laptop, set-top box and other material from them for running a cricket betting racket in Mangalhat. The accused were identified as Ravinder Singh, Dinesh Singh, Ram Singh and Ashish Singh.