My Uncle Was Slaughtered, Punjab Police Should Look Into This Matter: Suresh Raina
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My Uncle Was Slaughtered, Punjab Police Should Look Into This Matter: Suresh Raina

IPL 2021, Chennai Super Kings, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni
Suresh Raina. Credit: BCCI

Former India cricketer Suresh Raina broke his silence after returning from IPL 2020 following the news of his uncle’s death after a midnight attack in their Pathankot’s Thariyal village. Suresh Raina took to Twitter and said that what happened to his family was beyond horrible and requested Punjab Police to look into the matter.

Following the departure of Raina there were plenty of speculations surrounding the reason of his withdrawl with CSK boss N Srinivasan also making his comments. However, Raina said that his bua and cousin were left with several injuries. He added that his bua is critically injured and his cousin passed away.

My Uncle Was Slaughtered, Punjab Police Should Look Into This Matter: Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina [Photo-Getty Inages]
“What happened to my family is Punjab was beyond horrible. My uncle was slaughtered to death, my bua & both my cousins had sever injuries. Unfortunately my cousin also passed away last night after battling for life for days. My bua is still very very critical & is on life support,” Suresh Raina tweeted.

“Till date we don’t know what exactly had happened that night & who did this. I request @PunjabPoliceInd to look into this matter. We at least deserve to know who did this heinous act to them. Those criminals should not be spared to commit more crimes @capt_amarinder @CMOPb, he added. 

Here are the tweets:

Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina. Credit: BCCI

The attack on Raina’s family took place on the night of August 19 when the family was sleeping on the terrace of their house. The police are investigation into the situation.

According to police, three to four members of the notorious ‘Kale Kachhewala’ gang had come with an intention to loot, attacked Ashok Kumar and his family members at their house in Thariyal village near Madhopur of Pathankot. The police mentioned that robbers decamped with some cash and gold from the house.