Ex-cricketer Vinod Kambli booked for abusing, thrashing wife
Mumbai, February 5: Mumbai Police have registered a First Information Report (FIR) on Sunday, against former Indian cricketer Vinod Kambli for allegedly assaulting and abusing his wife. There is no arrest that has been made yet in connection with the incident.
This incident took place on Friday, at his home in suburban Bandra, an official said on Sunday.
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Official from Bandra police station further said that former Indian cricketer Kambli’s wife Andrea in her police complaint alleged that he threw the handle of a cooking pan at her due to which she suffered a head injury.
This mishappening took place at around 1 pm on Friday when Kambli reached his flat allegedly under the influence of alcohol and started abusing his wife, he said.
Their 12 year-old son, who was present at that time, intervened in the fight, but Kambli went into the kitchen, brought the handle of a broken frying pan and allegedly threw it on his wife due to which she got injured, the official said quoting the complaint.
Kambli’s wife later went to the Bhabha Hospital for a medical examination.
Based on her complaint, the Bandra police on Friday registered the FIR against Kambli under Indian Penal Code Sections 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons) and 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace), the official said.
An investigation is on into the case, he added.
- With inputs from agencies