Cricketer attacked by neighbours in Gzb

first_imgGhaziabad: A 23-year-old cricketer with Mumbai Cricket Academy was allegedly thrashed inside his house in Mukundnagar area of Ghaziabad on Thursday evening. Cops said that the accused persons allegedly barged into the house of sportsman and thrashed the male members of family while they misbehaved with female family members.According to police, the victim has been identified as Prashant Tiwari. Tiwari had earlier been part of Mumbai Indians team of Indian Premiere League (IPL) in 2018 and but was dropped due to his shoulder injury last year. However, his family members claimed that he was supposed to play against the upcoming 2019 IPL matches from MI team. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murderPrabhat Tiwari, victim’s brother said that the accused persons live in their neighbourhood and were jealous of Prashant’s success. “Me and my brother Prashant were having a friendly fight with each other inside our house around 4 pm after Holi celebrations. Two brothers Sanjeev and Mandeep, who live in our neighbourhood, were standing in their balcony at that time. Both of them started shouting on us and used abusive words. When we questioned, both of them, accompanied by their other family members, barged into our home and thrashed us badly. They vandalised our house and also misbehaved with female family members,” said Prabhat. Also Read – Two brothers held for snatchingsPrabhat added that during the fight, Prashant was critically injured while veins of his left hand were also punctured by the accused persons. “The accused persons were very violent and attacked my brother badly. They damaged the window panes and with the broken glass they started attacking my brother which injured him badly. He was immediately rushed to a nearby private hospital where doctors admitted him to Intense Care Unit (ICU). The veins of his left hand were punctured during the fight. By Friday evening, his condition was brought to stable by the doctors and he was shifted to private ward,” added Prashant. Meanwhile, police have registered a case against four persons of a family. “Following the incident, a case under section 323 (Punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 504 (Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace), 427 (Mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees), 506 (Punishment for criminal intimidation) and 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered against the accused persons at Sihani Gate police station while further investigations into the case are underway,” said Sanjay Pandey, Station House Officer of Sihani Gate police station. Tiwari started playing cricket in 2009 and joined Mumbai Cricket Academy in 2012. He had been among the standby players of MI team in 2018 IPL but didn’t get a chance to play any match during the league. He was under medical supervision because of his shoulder injury from December 2018.last_img

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