What is Mahadev app case: Explained

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Nov 14, 2023

Mahadev app case

From politicians to Bollywood stars, the Mahadev betting app case has entangled various prominent personalities.

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What is the app?

The Mahadev app let its users bet money on nearly anything, including but not limited to sports, weather, election results and more.

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Modus Operandi

Users were reportedly given two separate contact numbers. One was used to deposit money and place bets and the other to withdraw.

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Who is involved?

Sourabh Chandrakar and Ravi Uppal were named as the operators of the app. The Dubai-based duo reportedly earned Rs 5,000 crores.

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ED investigation

ED’s crackdown gathered pace in Oct. after a chargesheet naming 14 accused was filed. Actors like Ranbir Kapoor, Kapil Sharma were also questioned.

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Congress connection?

As Chhattisgarh elections loom, BJP has accused Baghel of being the ‘kingpin’ of the case. He denies the allegations.

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ED has said that Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel was allegedly paid ₹508 crores by app promoters.

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