Raipur. The ED has made a big disclosure regarding the case related to the Satta app in Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh. According to the ED, ASI Chandrabhushan Verma was working as a liaison. Along with this, money was also being given to many leaders, 65 crore cash has been found in the investigation. Which Chandrabhushan has received, he has also bribed big police officers and leaders.
ED issued press release
The ED had arrested ASI Chandrabhushan Verma, Satish Chandrakar, hawala traders Anil and Sunil Dammani (hawala traders Anil and Sunil Dammani) under the PMLA ie Prevention of Money Laundering Act. ED produced him in the court on Wednesday and took his remand for 6 days. For the first time, ED has exposed this online betting by issuing a press release regarding this whole matter. According to the ED, an investigation into money laundering was initiated in this case on the basis of an FIR lodged by the Chhattisgarh Police. After this Visakhapatnam Police has also registered an FIR in the matter and other states have also taken action on it.
According to the information received from ED, the investigation of online betting apps has revealed that these online books are used for illegal betting in live games like poker, card games, chance games, cricket, badminton, tennis, football betting. Used to provide online platform for gambling and also used to provide facility to play many card games like Teen Patti, Poker.
betting was done through whatsapp
A weekly sheet was shared with the panel owners at the betting head office, which included figures for all bets, total profits or losses. Irrespective of the final outcome of the bet, 20 per cent was held by the panel operator and this amount was passed either through banking channels or through hawala to the panel owners.
Betting was also played regarding elections
Here bank accounts and WhatsApp numbers were changed repeatedly. If FIRs are registered, usually only small-scale bookies or panel operators are arrested. The main accused sitting abroad are still out of ED’s custody. Similarly, Dragon Tiger, a virtual cricket game was played using cards, even betting on elections in the country was also done in this app. Saurabh Chandrakar and Ravi Uppal, residents of Bhilai, are the main promoters of this online book and operate from Dubai.
different numbers were used
This online book maintains many such websites and runs many close groups on chat apps. They advertise on websites with contact numbers and lure people into playing to make profits. Such numbers can only be contacted on WhatsApp. Once someone contacts this number, he will be provided with two different contact numbers. One number is for placing bets and the other for depositing money.