Dehradun. Sports Minister Arvind Pandey spoke to the brother of hockey player Vandana Kataria on the phone on Thursday and assured all possible help. In fact, on Wednesday, outside hockey player Vandana Kataria’s house in Haridwar area, some chaotic elements burst firecrackers after India’s defeat. Pandey called up Vandana Kataria’s brother Saurav Kataria and assured him of all possible help. Along with this, DM and SSP were also called in the matter and instructed to take swift action in the matter.
The Sports Minister has considered the incident of some miscreants burning firecrackers outside the house of Vandana Kataria as serious and directed to take strict action against the accused as well as take action at the earliest. However, after the defeat of the women’s hockey team, the police arrested the youth who set fireworks. A case has been registered against three people including the accused for breach of peace and under sections of SC ST Act at Sidkul police station. The police has started the investigation.
On Wednesday, the Indian women’s hockey team was facing Argentina in the ongoing Olympic Games in Tokyo. In the match, Argentina defeated the Indian hockey team by 2-1. Hockey player Vandana Kataria’s family members allege that Vicky Pal, who lives in their neighborhood, is jealous of them, so he set off fireworks when the team lost. The information was immediately given to the police. On receiving the information, the police reached the spot and took the accused Vicky Pal into custody. A case has been registered against the three accused on the complaint of Vandana Kataria’s brother. At present, the police is engaged in the investigation of the case.
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