Central Chronicle News
Raipur, Sept 26:
Continuing with its relentless drive against illegal cricket satta during ongoing IPL cricket tournament, capital police on Friday night busted two more rackets from separate parts of the city.
According to police, the first racket was busted in Tikrapara’s Durga Nagar locality from where nine bookies were nabbed red-handed accepting bet over mobile phones sitting inside a house in RDA Colony. Police also seized from them cash Rs 2900, a TV, nine mobile phones and betting records worth several lakh rupees. All nine accused were immediately brought to police station where they were later booked under Section 4A of Gambling Act and Section 188, 269, 270 IPC for defying lockdown prohibitions.
In the second case, Kotwali police nabbed four bookies from the house of main accused Hanurag Bagde after they were nabbed red-handed accepting bet over mobile phones. Police also seized from them cash Rs 1000, a TV, five mobile phones and betting records worth several lakh rupees. All four accused were later booked under Section 4A of Gambling Act.
Online fraud dupes man of Rs 1.15 lakh
Central Chronicle News
Raipur, Sept 26:
Unidentified fraud duped a man of Rs 1.15 lakh on pretext of reactivating his ATM card which reportedly was to be blocked soon for lack of upgrading KYC norms. A complaint in this regard was lodged in Telibandha police station on Saturday afternoon.
According to police, complainant Basant Kumar Amlani received a call from mobile phone number 62970-33123 wherein the caller introduced himself as an executive from Central Bank of India. The caller further intimated Amlani that operation through his ATM card will be blocked shortly for lack of upgrading KYC norms. Without giving any time to him think further, the caller offered online assistance to upgrade his ATM card. This offer was readily accepted by Amlani which turned out to be a major mistake as he shared with the caller the 16-digit number of his ATM card. The caller then hanged the phone telling that he will be shortly receiving message of his ATM card being upgraded. Amlani, however, received messages of Rs 1.15 lakh being withdrawn through 14 separate online transactions from his bank account.
Two bikes lifted
Raipur: Unidentified lifters escaped with a two bikes from separate police station areas during last 24-hours. The first one, Honda Activa CG04-LH-3503, was lifted from outside BGR Factory in Krishna Nagar while its owner Lucky Khanna of Avanti Vihar was working inside. The lifting was later complained in Tikrapara police station. The next one, a Hero Splendor CG04-KW-3025, was lifted from near Banjari temple in Transport Nagar while its owner Bholaram Vishwakarma of Rameshwar Nagar in Bhanpuri was working inside his office. The lifting was later complained in Khamtarai police station. Respective police stations have since registered offence under Section 379 IPC and further investigations are now underway.
Seven arrested under Excise Act
Raipur: Seven persons have been arrested under Excise Act from four police station areas during last 24-hours. The first one, identified as Paramjeet Singh, was arrested by Saraswati Nagar police at the barricading point outside the police station after he was nabbed illegally carrying 60 bottles of foreign liquor in his Maruti Swift car CG04-MP-7049. Police also seized his car. The next one, identified as Rajat Lulla, was arrested by Telibandha police from near Telibandha Chowk after he was nabbed possessing 8 bottles of foreign liquor and 12 beer bottles. Both the accused were later booked under Section 34-2 of Excise Act by respective police stations. The third one, identified as Ram Singh Rajput, was arrested by Dharsinwa police from village Saankara after he was nabbed possessing 10 bottles of country liquor. The next four, identified as Umed Naurange, Dageshwar Puraina, Nandan Kurre and Mahesh Chandrakar, were all arrested by Arang police from separate places after they were nabbed respectively possessing 22 bottles, 20 bottles, 18 bottles and 16 bottles of country liquor. All these five were later booked under Section 34-1 of Excise Act by respective police stations.