BENGALURU: Team India cricketer Amit Mishra was arrested by the Ashok Nagar Police on Tuesday in Bengaluru in connection with a complaint of assault filed by a woman.
In her complaint, the woman accused the star Indian cricketer of assaulting her in his room in a hotel when he was in Bengaluru for training in September end.
According to reports, 32-year-old right-arm leg-break bowler arrived at the Cubbon Park Police Station at 11 AM and spent almost three hours with Inspector Vijaya Hadagali.
DCP Central, Sandeep Patil said, “An enquiry regarding the complaint registered was done and Mishra was quizzed for about three hours from 11 AM. He was then arrested and released on bail as it is a bailable offence.”
Going by the complaint filed by the woman who had visited Mishra’s hotel room where he was staying during his training on September 25, there was a verbal fight between the two which escalated when Mishra threw a kettle at her.
The complaint was registered on September 27 and Mishra was asked to appear before the Ashok Nagar Police for investigation. Mishra was booked under different sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) that also included assault with a sharp object and attempt to outrage the modesty of a woman apart from other charges.
First Published | 27 October 2015 5:17 PM