India, May 19 -- The Pune rural police have found that certain illegal operations of the Mahadev Online Book (MOB) were being carried out from a business process outsourcing (BPO)-like setup in Narayangaon, a small nondescript town 80 km north of the city.

This was after the police raided Galaxy Vision Complex, a three-storey building in Narayangaon, where they arrested 93 people and detained three minors on May 15.

According to the police, the support centre was facilitating payment gateway services for MOB apps such as Mahadev Book and Lotus 365, which have been linked with unlawful betting and gambling activities. The police will conduct a forensic audit to determine the quantum of transactions carried out by the apps.

The support c...