The Delhi police on Sunday claimed to have busted an illicit wagering racket in Shakarpur region of East Delhi with arrest of seven people even as it suspended four of its own staff under whose "security" the racket was running.
A special team in a raid on Saturday arrested Lappu, Shahid, Javed, Sanjay, Kuldeep, Nafees and another people (likewise named Javed) for running the illegal wagering racket.
The raid was conducted on directions of DCP Rishi Pal taking after grievances of security by the beat police staff to the racket, said a cop.
Fourteen suspected customers who were enjoying wagering with the accused were likewise grabbed by police amid the raid at a house in F Block of West Jawahar Nagar, he said.
Four beat policemen, including a head constable and three constables, were suspended after it became exposed that the racket, being controlled by a lady, had "gifts" of the blamed cops, included the officer.