IPL 2021: Delhi Police arrest 2 DDCA staff for entering Arun Jaitley Stadium with fake IDs

Two suspected bookies, recently arrested staff of DDCA, had got the entry passes of Arun Jaitley Stadium made using fake IDs. The two were caught during the IPL 2021 match between Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad on May 2.

Arun Jaitley Stadium Reuters File Photo


  • 2 suspected bookies have been arrested by Delhi Police’s special cell
  • The two had entered the Arun Jaitley Stadium during an IPL 2021 match using fake IDs
  • Passes to enter the stadium were made only after obtaining the signatures of DDCA officials

Delhi Police made two more arrests in the the case of entering the Arun Jaitley Stadium with fake ID proofs during an Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 match in May.

Balam and Virender Shah, both the recently caught staff of DDCA, had got the entry pass made by paying a lot of money, both the bookies got the entry pass of DDCA.

According to special cell sources, this could be a pan India module of betting in IPL. DDCA officials were also questioned by the special cell.

Passes to enter the stadium were made only after the DDCA officials had signed. A total of 4 people have been arrested in this case so far.

According to special cell sources, during the IPL, a betting racket was being operated from inside the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, in which the first two bookies were arrested.

According to the mobile phone location of the caught bookie, he was betting live in IPL matches from inside the stadium several times.

Bookies across the country were placing bets worths crores of rupees on IPL matches through several apps among themselves.

Because the BCCI had also complained to the Anti-Corruption Branch regarding betting in the IPL match held in Mumbai Hyderabad. Special cell inquiry continues.

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