IPL 2023: Man, 2 sons arrested for misbehaving with spectators in Delhi stadium

Fans at IPL 2023, Delhi stadium
Fans pictured at one of the stands at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi during the Delhi Capitals (DC) versus Punjab Kings (PBKS) IPL 2023 match on May 13. Photo: BCCI/IPL. Image used for representational purposes only.

A 55-year-old man and his two sons were arrested for allegedly misbehaving with spectators at Arun Jaitley Stadium here during an Indian Premier League (IPL) match, police said on Tuesday.

The arrested accused have been identified as Deepak Makhija and his sons Vishesh Rai and Vansh Rai, residents of Laxmi Nagar, they said.

The three were seated in the VIP enclosure of Hill A of the stadium during an IPL match on May 13 when they started throwing liquor on other spectators, the police said.

The stadium staff and Delhi Police personnel present there tried to stop them but the trio misbehaved with them too and attacked them, the police said.

A case has been registered in connection with the incident at IP Estate police station, they said.

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