Suresh Raina’s Uncle Killed, Aunt Serious After Pathankot House Attack
A 58-year-old man said to be a relative of cricketer Suresh Raina died while four members of his family sustained injuries allegedly in an attack by robbers, police said on Saturday.
Suresh raina came back to India stating personal reasons. According to a article in Dainik Jagran, it is now known that his uncle died after an attack at midnight in the Thariyal village of their Pathankot while aunt is vital. The study also reported that the assault took place on the night of 19 August, when the family slept on their house’s terrace.
A 58-year-old man reported to have died as a relative of cricketer Suresh Raina while four members of his family allegedly sustained injuries in a thief attack, police said on Saturday. Ashok Kumar, a government contractor, was named as the deceased.
The incident took place in the village of Thariyal, in the Pathankot district, on the night between August 19 and 20, police said. According to them, three to four members of the infamous Kale Kachhewala gang had came with the intention of robbery, targeting Ashok Kumar and his family at their home in Thariyal village near Madhopur of Pathankot.
The death of Kumar was also reported by Pathankot Senior Police Superintendent Gulneet Singh Khurana. As far as Kumar ‘s relation with cricketer Raina was concerned, the SSP said it had no confirmation.
“We are investigating the matter”, said the SSP.
Earlier today, CSK CEO KS Viswanathan said Suresh Raina has returned to India for personal reasons and will be unavailable for the remainder of the IPL season. Chennai Super Kings offers complete support to Suresh and his family during this time.
Though the cricketer himself is yet to make an official comment in this respect, his absence is yet another big blow to the MS Dhoni-led Yellow Force, which has already seen a significant number of members confirmed positive for the novel coronavirus.
According to the officers, the thieves fled the house with some cash and jewelry. Kumar’s 80-year-old mother Satya Devi, his wife Asha Devi, his sons Apin and Kaushal were wounded, the police said. Though Satya Devi was discharged from the hospital, others are still receiving care, said Pathankot Police Superintendent Prabhjot Singh Virk.