Legendary athletic icon 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh, Punjab MLA, former armyman booked for violent public brawl
Milkha, MLA Randeep Nabha, and retired Lt Col Vijay Singh Sandhu were booked in cross cases under various sections of the IPC, including causing hurt and intimidation, for the brawl which occurred on Saturday, police said.
Octogenarian Milkha said he did not know why his name figured in the case as he was trying to intervene and sort out things while Nabha has blamed Sandhu for the trouble.
Narrating the sequence of events that unfolded on Saturday, Milkha said, "Colonel Sandhu had asked Randeep for a pass to move ahead when the four of us were playing. Randeep and I told him that let us complete and then he may move ahead. He removed our tee, placed his and took a shot.
"Randeep then placed back his tee and told the Colonel to get aside as he may get hurt. However, Sandhu pushed him, hit him with a golf club and told him 'take a shot and I will see'. This resulted in a scuffle," Milkha said today.
He said former Punjab Chief Secretary R S Mann, along with former captain of the golf course S S Laihal, were also playing in his group while Sandhu was playing with two more persons in another group when the incident occurred.
In the scuffle, Sandhu got hit near his eye and Nabha received
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