POVORIM: Porvorim Police conducted a raid on a private bungalow and booked 3 persons for carrying out illegal cricket betting on World Cup match between India and Afghanistan.
Reliable was received regarding some persons operating illegal cricket betting at a bungalow at Alto Pilerne, Bardez – Goa.
Accordingly a raiding team was formed and search was conducted during which mobile phones, laptop, wifi router and other articles worth Rs. 1,00,000/- were seized from the accused persons.
Accused persons were identified as 1. Shankar N, age 46 yrs. 2. Rupesh P, age 34 yrs and 3. R. Kumar, age 32 yrs all N/o Karnataka.
All accused persons were arrested under sections 3 & 4 of Goa Daman and Diu Public Gambling Act.
Raiding team consisted of PI Ràhūl Parab, PSI Sitaram Malik, constables Utkarsh Dessai, Mahadev Naik, Siddhesh Naik, Yogesh Shinde and Nitesh Gaude.
Further investigation is in progress under the supervision of SDPO Porvorim.