Bookie Deepak Aggarwal’s threats as soon as led to a 29-year-old’s demise

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The cricket punter borrowed a whopping sum of INR 5 lakhs.

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Deepak Aggarwal, a blacklisted bookie from India, has grabbed the headlines of late after the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) slapped Shakib Al Hasan with a backdated two-year suspension. The bookie contacted the Bangladesh cricketer as many as 3 times, one occasion of which got here in the course of the 2018 version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) the place Shakib performed for SRH.

A WhatsApp dialog between Shakib and the bookie these days got here to the fore. The messages included numerous deleted messages and Shakib confirmed that they had been relating to requests from Mr Aggarwal about inside info. The all-rounder didn’t report any of the three occurring to the ICC’s Anti-Corruption Unit and that led to him  breaching the ICC’s Code of Conduct.

Cricket Punter hangs himself after Deepak Aggarwal’s threats

In the meantime, one other incident has surfaced the place Deepak Aggarwal’s threats led to the dying of Vijay Kumar, a 29-year-old punter, a couple of years in the past. Kumar, a cricket punter, hanged himself at his home in Ghantaghar space of Udaipur. Earlier than he dedicated suicide, he left a be aware the place he claimed that he had borrowed a sum of INR 5 lakh after which he went into melancholy and took the step of ending his life.

“He left a suicide be aware through which he claimed that he had borrowed Rs 5 lakh from a bookie and went into melancholy after that. He had accused one bookie recognized as Deepak Agrawal of coercing him into inserting bets. Within the be aware, he requested authorities to get the cash again to his household from Deepak,” Tejraj Singh, extra SP of Udaipur Metropolis had informed the Occasions of India (TOI).

After his hyperlink with Shakib, Aggarwal has been blacklisted by the apex cricket board for his repeated makes an attempt in franchise cricket leagues, together with worldwide video games. Again in April 2017, the Indian police detained him in Raigarh together with a few his supporters. Deepak was put behind the bars, however the jolt didn’t educate him a lesson and he continued together with his spot-fixing.

So far as Shakib is worried, he didn’t act upon any of the approaches from Aggarwal, neither did he obtain any cash from the bookie. The Jessore-born Shakib can now return to the sector after his ban ends on October 29, 2020.