Ravichandran Ashwin, the Indian off-spinner has issued a serious warning to the accused arrested for posting rape threats to Ziva Dhoni, the daughter of CSK skipper, MS Dhoni. Ravichandran Ashwin has slammed all such people involved in spreading hate across social media platforms and sent a strong message for the younger generation to stick by.
It is worth noting that, Ziva Dhoni, the 5-year-old daughter of MS Dhoni, received rape threats on social media after the latter’s poor performance in IPL 2020 so far. Dhoni’s side CSK have been lurking for points in this year’s IPL, that is a rare phenomenon in the history of the tournament. The team and Dhoni himself, has faced a lot of flak on social media for their performance so far.
However, things crossed the line when some social media users targeted Dhoni’s family and sent out to derogatory threats to his family, who is in Ranchi. Consequently, the police came in quick action and increased security around Dhoni’s farmhouse in Ranchi.
Ravichandran Ashwin Sends Out A Strong Message In The Ziva Dhoni Case
The Gujarat police, on Sunday, arrested a 16-year old boy from the Kutch district in Gujarat who had issued such threats to MS Dhoni’s family and in particular, his daughter, Ziva Dhoni. The authorities picked the boy from Mundra’s Namna Kapaya village in the Kutch region of Gujarat. The juvenile currently studies in Standard 12 and as per the Gujarat police, he has confessed to issuing rape threats. Now, he will be handed over to the Jharkhand Police.
On Monday, Ravichandran Ashwin reacted to the convicted being arrested and sent out a strong message for the generations to follow. Taking to Twitter, Ravichandran Ashwin wrote, “Time to set these arm chair monsters straight.”
Watch the tweet here:
👏👏👏💯.. Time to set these arm chair monsters straight. https://t.co/7Nou3KKNFX
— Ashwin 🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) October 12, 2020
Ashwin, who is currently in the United Arab Emirates, is representing the Delhi Capitals in IPL 2020. The veteran off-spinner has been in good form so far and his team has performed exceptionally well in the tournament until here. They are currently on the second spot in the IPL 2020 points table and they definitely look like a probable title contender this year.