New Delhi, May 14 (Agency)
CBI has registered an FIR against 7 suspected bookies for allegedly fixing IPL matches in the year 2019 based on information received from Pakistan. The agency has registered 2 FIRs in this regard. Officials gave this information on Saturday. He said that the CBI has launched a nationwide probe in the case and searched 7 locations in Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur and Jodhpur. The FIR alleged that the agency received information that a “network of persons involved in cricket betting is influencing the outcome of matches under IPL on the basis of information received from Pakistan”.
The CBI has named Dilip Kumar, a resident of Rohini in Delhi, and Gurum Vasu and Gurum Sathish of Hyderabad, as accused in the first FIR. In the second FIR, Sajjan Singh, Prabhu Lal Meena, Ram Avtar and Amit Kumar Sharma have been named. All four are residents of Rajasthan. He said that this gang was allegedly operating from Rajasthan and was active since 2010, while the other gang was active from the year 2013. Officials said the network was operating on the basis of information coming from Pakistan. At the same time, ‘by motivating betting’ was also cheating the public. He said that those involved in the gang had opened bank accounts on the basis of fake documents in connivance with unknown bank officials.
crores of rupees in bank accounts
The CBI found that Dileep was operating several accounts and since 2013 till now, a total of Rs 43 lakh was deposited in his accounts domestically in violation of ‘economic rules’. In Gurum Satish’s 6 bank accounts, Rs 4.55 crore domestically and Rs 3.05 lakh from abroad were deposited between 2012-20. In the same period, Rs 5.37 crore was deposited in Gurum Vasu’s account. The accused have no business, which can justify this transaction.