Raipur: Police arrest club director carrying illegal bets for Mahadev Book and Reddy Anna

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Raipur Police have booked Nitin Motwani, director of Shimmers, a club in Amaseoni region, for operating illegal online betting services for a branch of Mahadev Book and Reddy Anna betting sites under the name of a club.

Action against Motwani was taken on request of Bilaspur police who has been currently on the lookout for people linked to Mahadev Book and Anna Reddy illegal betting platforms under Chhattisgarh’s initiative to put a stop to these activities.

The information regarding the illegal activity was received through WhatsApp to Bilaspur Police, and they quickly sprung into action. The main kingpin Sunny Prithvani who was a resident of Raipur was arrested in the bust along with cash over Rs 1 lakh.

During the interrogation, the police came to know that Sunny Prithvani and Nitin Motwani alias Cheeku were operating the online betting platforms. Raipur Police relayed the information to Bilaspur Police, after which they booked Motwani.

Bilaspur police team also took action on the matter and arrested four individuals who were operating online betting services for these illegal platforms in New Delhi. During the raid, the police seized 10 mobile phones, three laptops, 10 ATMs, and Wi-Fi dongles.

Further investigations revealed that these betting operators used to dupe young people to work with them by telling that they work for accounting and data entry company. People looking for a job had no idea that they were doing accounting work for illegal betting operations.

Chhattisgarh Police actively probing against illegal betting

The police have also found out more names of people working behind the scenes and an investigation is already undergoing. This is another huge victory against these illegal betting operators that steal and siphon money abroad in countries like the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Each passing week, a new case and a new investigation probe is uncovered by police, especially in the state of Chhattisgarh where the operations of Mahadev Book app seem to be the highest. People should remain aware that they do not fall prey to such apps and stay away from illegal betting.

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