Left Menu
Development News Edition

Betting racket busted in Vadodara

ANI | Vadodara (Gujarat) | Updated: 13-06-2019 22:19 IST | Created: 13-06-2019 22:00 IST
Betting racket busted in Vadodara
Image Credit: ANI

Police arrested seven people here for allegedly indulging in betting with respect to India's match against Pakistan in the ICC Men's World Cup, scheduled to take place on June 16. DCP Crime Vadodara, Jaideep Singh Jadeja said, "Police raided a rented house on Wednesday night. From there we arrested seven people who were indulging in cricket match betting through their mobile phones. They were betting on India's match against Pakistan in cricket world cup being held in England on June 16."

"They were talking to betting racketeers based in Mumbai through their mobile phones. We have also confiscated one BMW car, 17 mobile phones and Rs 33 lakh from them," he added. During the interrogation, police said the accused revealed that they were residents of Mumbai and were living in a rented flat here. The prime accused, who was also a bookie, was identified as Mahel Jain. Police said Mahel, an MBA graduate, worked for different private businesses.


TRENDING

OPINION / BLOG / INTERVIEW

Why COVID-19 is unstoppable in USA despite it being ranked at the top of GHS Index?

Several worst-hit countries such as Italy, France, Spain, the UK, Canada, and Russia have peaked COVID-19 cases in April. Almost all of them have gradually flattened the curve. However, the USA is setting new daily records of infections tha...

COVID-19 seems cooking biggest ever global scam

The increasing number of corruption cases on COVID-19 funds from throughout the world and involvement of high profile persons indicate that the countries cant ignore corruption in their pandemic response programs. This has generated the nee...

Health Management Information Systems lack holistic, integrated, and pandemic resilient character

Being a part of the United Nations system, the World Health Organization WHO deserves its share of rebuke for its alleged failure issue COVID-19 health emergency alerts on appropriate time. However, the pandemic has also exposed loopholes i...

Pride in the time of coronavirus: a welcome move online?

This year is different in many ways not least as celebrations are also taking place against the dramatic backdrop of a global health crisis and a resurgence in grassroots activism following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. ...

Videos

Latest News

Spain's Catalonia seeks to bypass ruling striking down home confinement

Spains Catalonia approved on Monday a decree giving it legal backing to place restrictions on the city of Lleida and its surroundings to stem a surge in coronavirus infections, defying a judges earlier ruling that such an order was unlawful...

Kuwait cancels Al-Dabdaba solar plant project due to coronavirus

The Kuwaiti cabinet cancelled plans to construct the Al-Dabdaba solar plant, which would have provided 15 percent of the oil sectors needs of electrical energy, due to the coronavirus pandemic. The cabinet decided to cancel the decisions on...

Protest in Pennsylvania after cop uses knee to restrain man

Activists on Monday pressed their demand for police accountability after video emerged over the weekend of an officer placing his knee on a mans head and neck area outside a Pennsylvania hospital. Allentown police appeared to violate their ...

G7 ministers urge full implementation of G20 debt freeze -U.S. Treasury

Group of Seven finance ministers on Monday called for full implementation of a G20 freeze in debt service payments by all official bilateral creditors, amid growing pressure on Chinas state-owned banks and enterprises to join the relief eff...

Give Feedback