Four Held for Manhandling Media Persons at Harbhajan Singh’s Wedding

Four Held for Manhandling Media Persons at Harbhajan Singh’s Wedding

Jalandhar: Punjab Police have captured four bouncers who professedly abused media persons covering the wedding occasions of Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh and his performing artist lady Geeta Basra, an authority said on Friday.

The case was enlisted after the resentful media persons organized a sit-in outside the gathering venue in Jalandhar city, 150 km from Chandigarh, requesting prompt capture of the four bouncers. The mandhandling professedly occurred late on Thursday evening.

“We have captured four bouncers. These incorporate Kuldip, Gurpreet, Navjot and Bawan,” a police authority told IANS here.

After the charged episode, Harbhajan left the house and apologized for the benefit of the bouncers. He begged media, for the most part camera persons of TV channels and picture takers of media distributions, not to seek after the matter further.

The media persons charged that the bouncers mauled them, and took away and broke their cameras and gear while they were taping occasions at the prominent wedding of off-spinner Harbhajan Singh with Bollywood performing artist Geeta Basra.

“We enlisted a case taking after a protest from the media persons. We are researching the matter,” a Punjab Police officer told the media here.

“We had directions from Harbhajan that media ought not be permitted inside the house as a considerable measure of VIP visitors and superstars were to arrive,” one of the bouncers asserted.

Harbhajan Singh, affectionately called ‘Bhajji’, wedded his long-term companion Geeta Basra on Thursday close to this Punjab town. He has a place with Jalandhar city.

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali, and organizer and administrator of the Reliance Foundation Nita Ambani, who is likewise the proprietor of Indian Premier League (IPL) Twenty20 group Mumbai Indians, for whom Harbhajan plays, were among the dignitaries at the wedding.

While Geeta was wearing a red ‘lehenga’, planned by Archana Kochhar, Bhajji embellished a sherwani and red turban. Bhajji drove in for the wedding in his dark Hummer SUV.

Chief of the constrained overs Indian group, Mahendra Singh Dhoni was prominently missing from the wedding.

In any case, cricketers Parthiv Patel, R.P. Singh and Pragyan Ojha were among the individuals who were available.

“I am feeling awesome, extremely uncommon day of my life,” the 35-year-old cricketer told columnists.

The wedding gathering will be held in a five-star inn in Delhi on November 1 and is liable to be gone to by big names from cricket and Bollywood, a relative told IANS.