Indian fast bowler Parvinder Awana was allegedly beaten up by five people in Noida. Awana has played for Indian cricket team and is part of the Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Source: Wah Cricket
Awana was passing through Kasna area of Greater Noida as he was returning back from Haridwar to his home. According to The Indian Express, Jitendra Kumar, Station House Officer (SHO), Kasna police station said: “He crossed five men and a woman who were in a car. There was an argument between the two sides. He tried to intervene and was manhandled by them.”
According to the police, the attackers were from Ghanghola village of Greater Noida and all the accused may belong to the Sunder Bhati gang.
Source: India Today
The SHO further added: “We are in the process of identifying the accused. A FIR under charges pertaining to assault has been lodged in the case against five unknown persons on the basis of the complaint we have received.”
Awana is a right-arm medium pace bowler and plays for Delhi in domestic cricket. He made his Twenty20 International debut against England in December 2012.