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IPL betting racket busted

Betting continues to be the perennial problem for the ongoing cricket Indian Premier League (IPL). The City Task Force (CTF) team led by Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) I. Chittibabu on Thursday busted an online cricket betting racket and arrested four persons of a five-member organised betting gang following a raid at a posh gated community in PM Palem area.However, the main accused Kalidindi Raju managed to escape and is still at large.The four arrested have been identified as Dandu Upendra (23), Kalidindi Sairam Varma (22), Thumpala Venkatesulu (25) and Gottimukkala Sai Ram Raju (26), all are natives of Bhimavaram in West Godavari. The police team found that the five-member gang from Bhimavaram have been accepting bets from 14 punters, who resides in Bhimavaram over mobile phones on the T-20 IPL cricket match on Wednesday night.The police seized one multi-level communicator equipment box, one laptop, one LED TV, one printer, 34 line mobile phones, six mobile phones and ₹ 2.64 lakh in cash from them.Deputy Commissioner of Police (Law and Order, North Zone) Navin Gulati said Kalidindi Raju (28) along with four others has been staying in a rented flat for the past few months to carry out the illegal activity.

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