Joginder Sharma’s Father Allegedly Stabbed, Robbed By Two Criminals

Former Indian cricketer and 2007 World T20 final hero and now Punjab Police officer Joginder Sharma’s father was allegedly stabbed and robbed by two criminals near his shop in Haryana.

On Saturday night, when 68-year-old Om Prakash was closing his confectionary shop near Kathmandi in Rohtak, two youths in early their 20s came to purchase cold drinks and cigarettes. After leaving, they returned a few minutes later and attacked Sharma.

In his complaint, Sharma said, “They first tried to take cash from my pockets. But when I tried to stop them, one of the boys took out a knife and tried to stab me in my stomach. I stopped him by holding the knife in my hands. They then entered my shop and took all the cash from the drawer. They took nearly Rs 7,000.”

While leaving, the miscreants locked the door from the outside leaving injured Sharma inside the shop.He called his other son, Deepak, who broke the lock and shifted Om Prakash to a hospital.

“He suffered knife injuries in his hands when he tried to stop them from stabbing him in the stomach. He has been discharged now,” said Deepak.

Based on the complaint, police have registered a case against unknown miscreants and they are searching for CCTV footage.

Joginder Sharma played for the Indian Cricket team from 2004-2007. Presently, he is serving the Haryana Police as deputy superintendent of police.


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