DCW serves notice on Delhi Police over online threats to Virat Kohli’s daughter

By Jasleen Kaur -- November 02, 2021 4:28 pm -- Updated:November 02, 2021 4:35 pm

The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Tuesday sent a notice to the Delhi Police and said it had taken suo moto congnizance of media reports of threat given to the family of Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli.

The DCW sent a notice to the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Cyber). "It has been reported that online threats are being given to rape the nine-month-old girl child of Virat Kohli since the team’s defeat in an India-Pakistan cricket match in the ongoing T20 World Cup," says the notice.

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It had also come to their notice that he (Virat Kohli) was being also attacked since he spoke against the incessant trolling of his teammate Mohd Shami, who was targeted for his religion by online trolls, said DCW chairperson Swati Maliwal. She termed it a serious matter.

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The women’s panel has asked the Delhi Police to submit the copy of an FIR registered in the matter and sought details of the accused identified and arrested in this regard. The DCW chief has also sought a detailed action taken report in the matter.

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