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Yuvraj Singh Arrested For Hurling Casteist Slur, Released On Interim Bail




By: Krishma | October 18, 2021

Former cricketer Yuvraj Singh was arrested by the Haryana Police on Saturday but later released on bail as per a High Court order.

Let us tell you, the cricketer was arrested as part of an investigation on Court orders in a case pertaining to use of casteist slur on social media.The arrest was confirmed by the Superintendent of Police, Nitika Gahlaut. Also Read : Parmish Verma Gifts Wife Geet Grewal A Bentley!

Let us remind you, a First Information Report was registered against Yuvraj on February 14 at Hansi’s City Police Station for making offensive remarks against the Scheduled Castes on a social media platform during a live video chat with fellow cricket players. In the live video, Yuvraj had commented on leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal and was seen discussing his Tik Tok videos with Rohit Sharma which had triggered outrage. Also Read : Punjabi Music Composer Goldboy Gets Engaged, Shares Pictures

The 39-year-old had apologized for his "unintentional remarks" stating that his comments were being ‘misunderstood’. Also Read : Sad News: Punjabi Singer Elly Mangat’s Father Passes Away!

The case was registered under Section 3 of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, among others, on the complaint of Rajat Kansal, a Dalit rights activist.

 



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