Tribune News Service
Mohali, July 9
Four days after arresting bookie Ravinder Dandiwal and two others for alleged corrupt practices in sport, the police have despatched authorized notices to the father or mother firms of the web apps on which a faux T20 cricket league match was telecast. The police have additionally recovered the banners and the gamers’ jerseys used within the match.
Mohali SP (Rural) Ravjot Kaur Grewal stated, “We have sent the notice to each application and questioned them on what basis they have verified the match for telecast. We have started the technical forensic probe in the matter.”
The faux T20 event, referred to as the UVA T20 League, was held in Sawara village close to right here but it surely was claimed that it was being performed in Badulla in Sri Lanka. It was telecast reside on varied social media apps — similar to Fancode, Diamond, Sky, Lotus, Tenbet, Spin and Punjab Exchange — for the aim of incomes cash by unlawful betting.
SP Grewal additionally stated that the police have recorded the statements of 4 of the gamers who figured within the faux league. Most of the gamers who took half within the league hail from Chappar Chiri village, the place they’re a part of the village cricket academy.
“The players are cooperating with us in the investigation. They had informed the police when they were suspicious on the organisers. The investigation will take time as we have to conduct the probe deeply,” stated the SP.
Two suspects, Pankaj Kumar Arora and Rajesh Garg, had been launched on bail yesterday.