Chhattisgarh ACB files fresh FIR in Mahadev Betting App matter

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The Central Directorate of Enforcement (ED) and the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) have filed two new FIRs in connection with the Mahadev App. The FIRs include names of over 60 individuals, including company owners implicated in the Mahadev app case. The investigation revealed a complex web of corruption.

Last year, cases related to a 500 crore money laundering and hawala scam in gambling activities were registered. The ACB-EOW has been conducting an ongoing investigation since then, leading to the filing of cases within two days.

In the Mahadev app case, as reported by News Plus 21, the ACB-EOW has filed cases under IPC sections 120B, 420, 467, 468, 471, and 12 PRA, naming businesspersons Shubham Soni, Anil Agrawal, ASI Satish Chandrakar, Constable Bhim Singh Yadav, hawala operator Anil Dammami, Sunil Dammami, Amit Agrawal alias Atul Agrawal, Nitin Tibrewal, Aseem Das, Rohit Gulati, Pawan Nathani, Vikas Chaparia, Vishal Kumar, Dheeraj, along with other police officers, officials, legislators, leaders, and businessmen. The case, registered under crime number 04/24, has led to the arrest of 8 individuals, while 13 others have been named as accused.

The main promoter has been detained by the Dubai police. The ED is making preparations to bring him back to Raipur with the help of Interpol. The ED has submitted documents from the Arab police, which are currently being translated into Hindi and English. After reviewing the translated documents, the court may issue an order to bring the promoter back. Meanwhile, the ED is also investigating the DMF fund, conducting inquiries and searches at more than two dozen locations, with the possibility of arrests in the future.

The Mahadev App case, estimated to be worth ₹15,000 crore, has involved the names of major political names, Bollywood figures and the underworld. has covered the illegal gambling case extensively over the last few months.