23 September, 2020

"It's A Business Based On Honesty"

At least one figure from the underworld has on record confirmed that the business of betting and match-fixing needs the direct patronage of people like him to survive. Involved in several cases of murder, kidnapping and extortion, Fazal-ur-Rehman<

"It's A Business Based On Honesty"
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How do bookies operate?
They sit in a secret place with maybe 20 phones. They open a rate and then people bet on batting or bowling or fielding, depending on their choice. It also depends on connections. Some people bet sitting in Dubai also. It’s everywhere.

It is said that the entire business is run on the basis of trust...
Yes, absolute honesty. Agar galat karega to hum log kisliye baithe hain yahan! (If someone starts cheating, then what are we here for!)

Do you help recover the money?
Yes. Suppose some sharif guy puts in his money and wins but the bookie refuses to pay his money. What will he do? He will come to us.

How much do you charge?
No, it depends on the relationship. We have to see through whom he has approached us and all that. If you know me directly, then I have no problem in picking up the phone and settling the matter. It depends on the person involved. Kisi par goli chalwana padta hai, kisi ko marwana padta hai, kisi ko uthwana padta hai (We shoot some people, murder some and kidnap others)....

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