GajananAzgaonkar, a player with the GOA Cricket Association, was the victim of assault by two men. The assault was shot on a video camera, and went viral after being shared on social media.
“Teenage cricketer GajananAzgaonkar was assaulted by two youths in Taleigao locality about a fortnight back and the assault was shot on video camera”, according to comments made to PTI by Police Inspector SiddhanthShirodkar. He continued, “The clip was later circulated on social media”
Two men were later arrested in the assault. SareshHaldankar and Rakesh Rajesh, also from the Taleigao area, are expected to face a chapter case in the assault.
Additionally, as a result of the social media element of the crime, the case has been forwarded to the Cyber Crime division. Police say the video of the incident is still circulating in social media.
Azgaonkar’s injuries are apparently not life-threatening as he filed the complaint with the Police on his own behalf.