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FIR filed against Indian cricketer Amit Mishra for assault on woman

News Agencies | Updated on: 13 February 2017, 6:28 IST

Indian leg-spinner Amit Mishra has been charged for allegedly assaulting a woman in hotel during the team's visit to Bengaluru in September for cricket training.

Confirming the news, DCP Sandeep Patil revealed that an FIR has been filed against Mishra following a complaint by woman for physically assaulting her in a hotel room.

"The complaint filed by the woman alleges that she knows Amit Mishra from the past three years and when the Indian team was here for the cricket training in the month of September and that time Amit Mishra was staying in one of the hotel in Bangalore. One day when this complainant went to the room. At that time Mishra also came there and they had a heated argument and ultimately she alleges that he physically assaulted her," Patil affirmed.

The DCP also said that investigation has been started against the player and he had been asked to appear before the investigative officer for further investigation.

"We have given him a notice to appear as soon as possible generally within a week or so," he said.

-ANI

First published: 21 October 2015, 2:11 IST
 
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