BHOPAL: The Madhya Pradesh police have arrested 15 Muslims and filed sedition charges against them for allegedly celebrating Pakistan’s victory against India in the finals of the Champions Trophy in the state’s Burhanpur district.
The 15 people were arrested on Monday evening on charges of shouting slogans in favour of Pakistan and bursting crackers, police said. The accused would be produced in court on Tuesday. The alleged incident occurred in Mohad, nearly 24 km from the Burhanpur district headquarter.
LONDON: A fearsome burst of pace bowling from Mohammad Amir consigned India to a horror 180 run defeat at The Oval on Sunday as Pakistan won their maiden ICC Champions Trophy title with plenty to spare.
Chasing Pakistan’s 338 for four, India went down without a fight as the defending champions lost three in-form batsmen in the first nine overs. Hasan ‘bomber’ Ali took three wickets for 19 to polish off the Indian tail. Pakistan won with 117 balls to spare.
Hardik Pandya’s 43-ball 76-runs was the alone bright spot in India’s batting, but his run out gave Pakistan an easy passage to victory. Continue reading