Cricketer was driving with 7 dogs, car hit the fence, death of a dog; Police feels a case of drunk driving
25-year-old female cricketer Rakhi Sharma has fallen victim to an accident while returning to her home from Agra. The accident is Sunday night. The cricketer's car crashed into a roadside fence near the Nawada exit route of the Yamuna Expressway. The cricketer suffered an injury on his face. The woman was also accompanied by 7 pet dogs in the car. One of them is the death of the female German Shepherd. Another dog has an eye injury. All the injured dogs have been admitted to the Veterinary Hospital in Delhi. Police suspect the cricketer to be drunk.
Rakhi Sharma is also undergoing treatment in the hospital. Police suspect that Rakhi Sharma may have blinked for a few seconds or the dogs may have started harassing her, due to which she lost control of the car. However, People for Animals (PFA) has filed a case of reckless driving against Rakhi.
The incident took place around 9:30 pm on Sunday night. Rakhi's family said that the cricketer was returning to Delhi from his friend's house in Agra. She was stuck in Agra for more than two months due to the lockdown caused by the Kovid-19 epidemic. Rakhi is a state-level cricketer. She currently plays for Chandigarh.
DCP (Zone 3) Rajesh Kumar Singh said, 'As soon as they got the information about the accident in Nawada from toll operators, a team of police rushed to the spot and rushed the injured woman to Kailash Hospital. The injured dogs were admitted to a veterinary hospital in Greater Noida. Where one of them died German Shepherd (female). '
Rajesh Kumar Singh said, 'Rakhi has suffered serious injuries on her face. They must have either caught their eye during driving or the dogs sitting in the car would have started bothering them. Rakhi's alto is also badly damaged. Female German Shepherd, 6 other dogs (5 of whom will be around 6 months old), all were in the car. '
At the same time, PFA activists have filed a complaint against Rakhi Sharma for violating the Transport for Animals Act and Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act with rash driving and negligence. PFA district president Kaveri Rana alleged that the female cricketer kept seven dogs in his Alto car. He said, injured dogs have fractures all over their body. Some are in critical condition. Police has said that an FIR (FIR) will be registered only after proper investigation.