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Australian player Luke Pomersbach arrested on charges of molestation.

Luke PomersbachNew Delhi: Another big controversy on Friday strikes the IPL with an Australian player with Royal Challengers Bangalore being arrested on charges of molest an Indian American woman and sternly attacking her fiancee leaving him in hospital.

The 27 years old Australian player Luke Pomersbach allegedly behave badly with the woman, a US citizen of Indian origin, at the Maurya Sheraton Hotel last night and has been arrested, police said.

A case has been registered against him under different sections of IPC including section 354 of IPC (outraging modesty of woman), 323 (hurt), 454 (lurking house trespass) and 511 (Punishment for attempting to commit offences punishable with imprisonment for life or other imprisonment).

The woman said that the player invited himself for some drinks with the couple and some frequent friends from Mumbai in their room.

She left the men only and went to her bedroom for catching some sleep but Luke followed her and misbehave with her, she alleged.

IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla said that the IPL had nothing to with this as the incident did not take place in any party organised by it.


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