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CBI Begins Karnataka Lottery Scam Probe

The Central Bureau of  Investigation (CBI) has finally started its enquiry into the single-digit lottery scam that rocked the state a few months ago.

Published: 12th August 2015 03:57 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th August 2015 03:57 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU: The Central Bureau of  Investigation (CBI) has finally started its enquiry into the single-digit lottery scam that rocked the state a few months ago.

On Monday, the agency registered a case against Pari Rajan, who is said to be the kingpin of the racket.

Confirming this, a CBI source said, “Apart from Rajan, cases have been registered against a few others as well, whose names will be disclosed in the course of the investigation.”

A release by the agency stated that cases have been registered against Rajan under Sections 120 (B), 188, 420 and 34 of the IPC, and Sections 5 and 7 of the Lottery Prohibition Act. The case was earlier registered at the police station, Excise Enforcement and Lottery Prohibition Wing, Kolar.



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