BCCI chief's 40-year-old son punches cop in Bandra

BCCI president N Srinivasan's son Ashwin got into an ugly brawl with the staff of a restobar in Mumbai after being refused a drink beyond the 1.30 am deadline. When the cops arrived, he punched them and had to spend a night in the lock-up.

FP Staff May 03, 2012 11:42:57 IST
BCCI chief's 40-year-old son punches cop in Bandra

"Do you know who my father is", is an oft-repeated and enough excuse for wanting to get away with anything, including murder, in India.

The latest such instance of a son abusing his rich and famous father's clout and power to break laws involves Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N Srinivasan's son, Ashwin.

BCCI chiefs 40yearold son punches cop in Bandra

BCCI president N Srinivasan. Reuters

Ashwin was arrested late Monday night for getting into an ugly brawl with the staff of Escobar, a posh restobar in Bandra (Mumbai), and for punching a constable when the cops were called, reports Mumbai Mirror.

Ashwin and his friend Avi Krishnamurthy, 35, picked up a fight with the waiters after being told that they couldn't be served a drink beyond the 1.30 am deadline. As things got ugly, the duo refused to pay the Rs 30,000 bill they ran up.

The staff then called the cops who were in for some rough treatment too. Mirror quoted a source saying Ashwin told the policemen he belonged to a family that owns an IPL team. However, when the cops told him that he must clear the bill and leave the restaurant, an enraged Ashwin punched a constable.

Ashwin and Avi were then arrested and taken to the Bandra police station where they spent the night in the lock-up. They were released on bail the following (Tuesday) afternoon.

What is interesting to note in this case is that Ashwin is no 20-year-old immature and fiery-tempered bloke who thinks he has the world in his palms because of his well-connected dad. Ashwin is supposed to be 40 and hence expected to behave in a more mature manner.

Ashwin has a masters degree in business management from the United States. And is also reported to be on the board of ILC Textiles, which is headed by his father.

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