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FIR against former cricketer Vinod Kambli for assaulting wife

She alleged that he threw handle of a cooking pan at her

Vinod Kambli and Andrea (File) Vinod Kambli and Andrea | PTI

An FIR was registered by Mumbai Police against former Indian cricketer Vinod Kambli for allegedly assaulting and verbally abusing his wife after getting drunk at his home in Bandra.

According to an official, the incident took place on Friday. No arrest has been made so far in connection with the alleged incident, said an official on Sunday.

In the police complaint, Kambli's wife Andrea alleged that he threw the handle of a cooking pan at her which led to a head injury, said the official.

An investigation has been launched on the incident, said the official.

The incident took place in the noon around 1 pm on Friday when Kambli reached his flat allegedly under the influence of alcohol and started abusing his wife, he said.

Their 12 year-old son, who was present at that time, intervened in the fight, but Kambli went into the kitchen, brought the handle of a broken frying pan and allegedly threw it on his wife due to which she got injured, the official said quoting the complaint, reported PTI.

Later Andrea went to Bhabha Hospital for a medical examination.

An FIR was registered by Bandra police based on the wife's complaint against Kambli under 324 (voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons) and 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace) of Indian Penal Code (IPC).

(With PTI inputs)

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