Police in Kandivli, Asia raided six online gambling hubs
Police in Kandivli, Asia raided six gaming parlors and arrested an overall total of 33 people this week in a crackdown on online gambling in the area. The raid had been initial of its kind within the area, as Samta Nagar authorities raided parlors owned by Planet G Internet Online Game and Bingo in Kandivli, as well as the Pratik Game Zone in Malad.
Franchise Owners Arrested
Most of the raids were conducted on venues that were franchises of an ongoing company known as Game King Pvt Ltd, located in Tardeo. A total of 12 owners regarding the franchises were arrested, along side 21 players have been into the parlors at the period of the raids. The owners of Game King, Ramesh Chaurasia and KL Mansukhani, have not yet been arrested in connection with all the raids.
Through the raids, police recovered 1.31 lakh ($21,500) in funds. According to reports, the centers in concern had been open for at least two years.
‘There are in least 300 more such centers running within the city beneath the franchise of Game King,’ said Sunil Paraskar, commissioner of police for the North Region. ‘We are searching for the main server from where these games had been triggered. We shall take Cyber Crime department’s assistance to locate it.’
Players were able to open accounts at the centers to play gambling that is online for the the least 1,000 rupees ($16.50). After the accounts were ope Continue reading 33 Arrested in India On The Web Gambling Raid