Indian cricketer Prithvi Shaw who performs home cricket for Mumbai, was allegedly manhandled and his automobile attacked with a baseball bat exterior a resort in Mumbai’s Santacruz after an argument with a lady social media influencer, Sapna Gill, and her male buddy Shobhit Thakur after the batsman refused to click on selfies together with her. The incident occurred within the early hours of Wednesday.
Gill’s lawyer Ali Kaashif Khan Deshmukh accused Shaw of being drunk and alleged that the cricketer assaulted the influencer with a picket bat in a “misuse of energy and place”, whereas the police mentioned that Gill and Thakur have been in an inebriated situation on the time of the incident.
Oshiwara Police had sought three days police custody of Sapna Gill together with others arrested within the matter. Although remand of accused demanded by police was rejected by court docket.
“Part 384 of IPC (Indian Penal Code) isn’t relevant since there’s no supply of any valuables. Part 387 not relevant as there’s no point out of any loss of life or life threats to Prithvi or anybody within the FIR”, argued Gill’s lawyer. Additionally Gill filed an utility to signal a prison criticism towards cricketer Prithvi and others.
Earlier Prithvi Shaw reacting to allegations levelled towards him by Sapna Gill mentioned, “the reality will come out quickly. No matter is being mentioned in baseless. I didn’t assault anybody, somewhat I used to be limiting them to repeatedly take selfies. Later we have been attacked and therefore the case was registered by my buddy whose automobile was attacked.”
Sapna Gill refuted allegations of attacking the cricketer. She cited that, “it was cricketer who attacked her and her buddy. She did not know him. Expenses of extortion of ₹50,000 are false, as she herself earns sufficient and won’t commit any such offence.”
A video of the incident has gone viral on social media, which exhibits Shaw being manhandled.