With increasing number of betting cases in Nagpur and the upcoming 2019 Cricket World Cup and another season of Indian Premier League (IPL) around the corner, DCP Crime Branch, Nagpur, Nilesh Bharne has assured that Nagpur Police would track down and raid betting dens within 10 minutes of getting informed.
When we spoke to Bharne about the same, he said, “To eradicate betting malaise from the city, Nagpur Police are coming down heavily on the bookies. We are quite vigilant and are acting swiftly on the tip-offs.”
Bharne even said that the police have come up with a helpline number vis-à-vis betting in the city. He said, “We’ve activated helpline numbers across Nagpur so that people can inform us immediately about any betting going on in the city. We even plan to circulate the helpline number through press notes.”
Bharne assured, “We won’t spare anyone found indulging in illegal betting activities. I assure you, we’ll track the betting addicts and raid their dens within 10 minutes of getting informed.”
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