Team India batsman Ajinkya Rahane’s father on Friday was arrested in Kohlapur, it is being reported. Madhukar Baburao Rahane was arrested after his car hit a woman, who succumbed to her injuries in one of the local hospitals. The victim is identified as Ashatai Kamble, who was 67-years-old woman. The incident took place at the national highway near Kagal bus station. However, it is still unclear as to who was in the driving seat.
So far, the information is that Rahane’s father was travelling with the family in a Hyundai i20 when the accident took place. Following the accident, people immediately assembled at the site. The woman was taken to a nearby government hospital but sadly the 67-year-old succumbed to her injuries and died at the hospital.
The case has been registered with by the Kohlapur Police under the IPC Act 304A, 337, 338, 279 and 184. However, the news comes at the time when Rahane is busy with his international duties. The Indian batsman is involved in a three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka. The last match of the series will be played on Sunday in Vishakapatnam, which will be a decider between the two team.
In the last match, India defeated Sri Lanka with over 100 runs and the Man of the Match was awarded to the ‘hitman’ Rohit Sharma for his spectacular third double hundred. Sharma who is currently the captain of the team in absence of Virat Kohli played a knock of 208 runs.