Online gambling in Bengaluru has increased due to the lockdown. CCB cops raided two places at Kamakshipalya and High Grounds, and arrested two persons for giving their ID and password to online players.
Payments were being made through Google Pay and PhonePe. One of the accused, Puneet, was arrested in Kamakshipalya and Rs 52,000 was seized from him.The second, Yatesh, was arrested in the High Grounds police limits.
The two had set up a virtual gambling room using an app.
Joint Commissioner (crime) Sandeep Patil tweeted: “During this lockdown, compulsive gamblers have got onto online poker portals to continue their betting/gambling..CCB conducts 2 raids on Online Poker, 2 accused arrested.. apps like Callingstation, Playwin247 were used for this..”