Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Home News Reports 'My uncle was slaughtered, we deserve to know who did this heinous act': Suresh...

‘My uncle was slaughtered, we deserve to know who did this heinous act’: Suresh Raina appeals to Capt Amarinder Singh after attack leaves his family members dead

On the intervening night of August 19-20, a group of alleged robbers barged into the house of Raina's 58-year-old uncle, Ashok Kumar, in Thariyal village near Madhopur in Pathankot district of Punjab. While he succumbed to injuries, his son was critical and passed away last night. His wife is still on life support.

A day after his cousin who was battling for life after the brutal attack by unknown miscreants passed away, cricketer Suresh Raina appealed to Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Punjab Police to look into the attack so that the culprits are brought to book.

On Tuesday, cricketer Suresh Raina took to Twitter to demand justice for his deceased uncle and other family members. He wrote, “What happened to my family is Punjab was beyond horrible. My uncle was slaughtered to death, my bua & both my cousins had severe injuries. Unfortunately, my cousin also passed away last night after battling for life for days. My bua is still very very critical & is on life support.”

Expressing helpless over the unfortunate death of his uncle and cousin, the ace cricketer tweeted, “Till date we don’t know what exactly had happened that night & who did this. I request Punjab Police to look into this matter. We at east deserve to know who did this heinous act to them. Those criminals should not be spared to commit more crimes.” He had also tagged the Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh in his tweet.

Suresh Raina’s family members attacked

Days after announcing retirement from international cricket, a tragedy has befallen the family of Suresh Raina.

- Advertisement -

On the intervening night of August 19-20, a group of alleged robbers barged into the house of Raina’s 58-year-old uncle, Ashok Kumar, in Thariyal village near Madhopur in Pathankot district of Punjab. The Punjab police had informed that the robbery and murder were executed by 3-4 members of the infamous ‘Kale Kachhewala’ gang. Kumar, a government contractor by profession, succumbed to his head injuries while the remaining four members of his family sustained grave injuries.

Reportedly, Kumar and his family were sleeping on the terrace at the time of the incident. The police have informed that the robbers took away gold and cash from the house. The deceased’s 80-year-old mother Satya Devi have been discharged from the hospital. However, his wife Asha Devi is still in a critical condition. The two cousins of Suresh Raina, Apin and Kuashal, had also sustained grave injuries.

It’s a clear case of murder, says son-in-law

Earlier, the Deputy SP (Dhar Kalan) Ravinder Singh stated that no arrest had been made and that a few suspects had been interrogated. “A case under Sections 458, 459, 460 of the Indian Penal Code has been registered,” he had said. Speaking on the murder of his father-in-law, Harpreet Singh Saggu conceded that it was a ‘clear case of murder’ and that the robbery was a staged event to deflect the attention from the murder angle. He had also demanded a government job for the victim’s family and the State to bear the medical expenditure.

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Related Articles

Trending now

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh serves tea to protesting MPs who had attacked and heckled him, PM praises the gesture

In a video shared by ANI, Harivansh Singh can be seen taking out plates, cups, and tea flask from his bag and serving it to the MPs.

Coronavirus: Daily new cases show a perceptible decline as India registers highest ever recovery at over 1 lakh cases

While it is too soon to celebrate decline of coronavirus in India, if the trend continues, we can take a sigh of relief that the worst is behind us.

“Mujhe darr lag raha hai, mujhe maar denge”: Sushant Singh Rajput’s SOS five days before his death

Sushant Singh Rajput had further written to his sister that he has been trying to get in touch with Rhea who had not been responding.

‘Maal you have?’ Deepika Padukone’s name emerges in the Bollywood drug abuse probe as NCB investigation intensifies

In a sensational revelation, Bollywood's top actress Deepika Padukone's name has emerged in the latest drug abuse probe carried out by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)

Even as Pune continues to suffer from the Coronavirus crisis, jumbo covid centres still operating at 50 per cent capacity

Pune is amidst the throes of a raging coronavirus outbreak, with the total number of caseloads in the district crossing the 2.6 lakh mark.

PM Modi’s Twitter handle registered record high engagement level on the day agriculture bills were passed

Rahul Gandhi's Twitter engagements on Sep 20 were just 20% of that of PM Narendra Modi's.

Recently Popular

‘Whoever doesn’t want to watch the show, can go and read a novel, or turn off the TV’: Justice Chandrachud on Sudarshan News ‘UPSC...

"Read a novel, or turn off the TV", justice Chandrachud stated that if anyone doesn't like the content of the Sudarshan News show, they can choose not to watch it.

An eyewitness tells media that Disha Salian was gang-raped by 4 men in the party held on the eve of her death: Here are...

An eyewitness has told News Nation that Disha Salian was gang-raped by 4 men in the party which she attended on the eve of her death on June 8.

Fact Check: Is India going under lockdown once again from September 25?

PIB has debunked rumours on social media about the reimposition of lockdown from September 25 in the wake of Coronavirus surge.

OpIndia, Indic Collective Trust and UpWord file intervention application in SC in Sudarshan News case, ‘Saffron terror’, fake news demonising Hindus find mention

OpIndia, Indic Collective Trust and UpWord Foundation have filed an application seeking an audience with the Supreme Court in a matter of Sudarshan News and UPSC Jihad show

Bollywood drug web has extended links internationally, money is used for narco-terrorism: NCB chief Rakesh Asthana

Asthana informed that NCB has knowledge about the drug abuse in Bollywood parties and that the agency is gathering more evidence.

Why Arnab vs Ravish is like India vs China

I guess Ravish Kumar does allow people to disagree with him on air. To have that honor, you just have to be the Prime Minister of India.

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh serves tea to protesting MPs who had attacked and heckled him, PM praises the gesture

In a video shared by ANI, Harivansh Singh can be seen taking out plates, cups, and tea flask from his bag and serving it to the MPs.

Coronavirus: Daily new cases show a perceptible decline as India registers highest ever recovery at over 1 lakh cases

While it is too soon to celebrate decline of coronavirus in India, if the trend continues, we can take a sigh of relief that the worst is behind us.

Al-Qaeda terrorists nabbed by NIA possessed explosives, had mobilised masses for anti-CAA violence in Murshidabad: Reports

The terrorists were escorted to the National Capital by NIA on Monday and will be produced before the Patiala High Court today.

“Mujhe darr lag raha hai, mujhe maar denge”: Sushant Singh Rajput’s SOS five days before his death

Sushant Singh Rajput had further written to his sister that he has been trying to get in touch with Rhea who had not been responding.

‘Maal you have?’ Deepika Padukone’s name emerges in the Bollywood drug abuse probe as NCB investigation intensifies

In a sensational revelation, Bollywood's top actress Deepika Padukone's name has emerged in the latest drug abuse probe carried out by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)

Even as Pune continues to suffer from the Coronavirus crisis, jumbo covid centres still operating at 50 per cent capacity

Pune is amidst the throes of a raging coronavirus outbreak, with the total number of caseloads in the district crossing the 2.6 lakh mark.

As NCB delves deeper into the drug angle in Sushant’s death case, Bollywood’s connection with drug mafias in Amritsar and Pakistan emerge

NCB official states that the drug funds are being used by Pakistan and others for funding terror activities

‘There are govt and intelligence report that show insurgency increased in the Northeast with FCRA money’: BJP MP SP Singh in Lok Sabha

BJP MP SP Singh said it is known how things changed in the Northeast during past 50 years with FCRA money and one religion became prominent.

Bihar to become first state to connect all villages by Optical Fibre Internet, PM Modi inaugurates project to improve infra and connectivity

PM Modi said that in the coming 1,000 days, more than six lakh villages across the country will be connected with the Optical Fibre Internet Services

Nepal: Former Deputy PM reiterates demand for reinstatement of country’s Hindu identity on Constitution Day

Kamal Thapa said that people of Nepal are hopeful that Narendra Modi and Yogi Adityanath would cooperate and help them.

Connect with us

244,181FansLike
454,365FollowersFollow
16,400SubscribersSubscribe