Delhi police files cheating and trespassing case against former India cricketer Manoj Prabhakar
Former cricketer Manoj Prabhakar is currently an active member of Bhartiya Janta Party.
Updated - Oct 18, 2019 11:27 am
The Delhi police filed a case against former Indian all-rounder Manoj Prabhakar, his wife, son and two others for cheating and trespassing. The complaint was done by a lady Sandhya Sharma who currently lives in London. Although she owns a flat in the same apartment where former all-rounder is recited with his family.
Manoj was once a utility all-rounder for Team India. On many occasions, he did open with the bat and bowl for the national side as well. He played in 39 Tests, and 130 ODIs in which he managed to score more than 3400 international runs with 253 wickets under his name. After his retirement, he turned into a politician and currently is an active part of the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP).
Manoj Prabhakar in a new controversy
As per the complaint, Sandhya mentioned that she owns a flat on the second floor of an apartment in Sarvapriya Vihar in south Delhi that was purchased by her husband back in 1995. They lived in it till 2006 and got shifted to London. After that, the flat was occupied by her relatives however they vacated it in 2018. But, recently she got to know from people that someone is living in that flat. In order to have a check, Sandhya came back but was not allowed to enter in her pre-owned flat.
Sandhya also claims that somebody has been threatening her to death if she tried approaching the police and asking for 1.5 Cr. “The woman claimed that when she tried to raise the issue, she was threatened with dire consequences. She claimed that her flat was encroached upon by Prabhakar and others on the basis of forged documents,” the lady said as quoted by Times of India.
Amidst all the charges, Prabhakar denied all the things that are being said about him. Also, according to him, he had never met that lady in his life, “We do not know anything about the woman. I don’t know who lives on the second floor,” said Prabhakar.
This is not the first time that the former player is being involved in the controversy. Back in 1999, he came out with serious fixing allegations over his Team India cricketers that rocked Indian cricket but was subsequently banned by BCCI from playing cricket.