IPL star's mom file assault charges against husband
An inter-cast wedding seem to have caused disturbance to IPL star Robin Uthappa, after his mother filed a police complaint against her husband, Robin's father Venu Uthappa.
Venu was a former Karnataka Hockey player an international umpire.
Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Robin's mother Roselyn filed a complaint in Suntikoppa town in Somwarpet taluk in hilly Kodagu district against three people -- Venu, a relative of her and another woman.
Sources said discontent broke out in the aftermath of the wedding of a Roselyn's relative K. Verghese who married one Manjushree after a love affair, but Roselyn opposed it.
On the fateful day, the couple quarreled with her and assaulted her. The woman alleged that her husband Venu failed to come to her rescue despite being at the scene, when the couple threatened to kill her. She also alleged that her husband had also threatened her and harassed her for over one year.
Police have filed a complaint against Venu Uthappa and further investigation is on, sources said.
(Posted on 30-04-2014)