IPL season every year brings crores of business in the betting market while task force police are known to seize lakhs of money in flash raids. With the most waited season 13 of IPL kicking off, cricket bettings in various cities gained pace while the South zone task force police under Hyderabad commissionerate burst one such racket in the city.
Into details, task force team upon a tip-off from trusted sources raided ‘Famous Spare Parts’ shop under Falaknuma police station limits. According to the preliminary information, the police seized Rs 40,000 and two mobile phones for their possession.
Syed Sattar (31), the shop owner and Mohammad Hassan (27), a punter were taken into custody while another punter Syed Kaleem is learnt to be absconding.
This has been the second such incident in Telugu states, the Vijayawada police busted a cricket betting racket arresting three persons for their involvement three days back.