HyderabadThe city police have registered a case against Hyderabad Cricket Association president Mohammad Azharuddin and other HCA members after a stampede at the Gymkhana ground.
A sub-inspector who was injured in the stampede as well as an injured woman had lodged a complaint. It is alleged that HCA sold tickets in black at inflated prices.
A report quoting Begumpet Police Inspector P Srinivasa Rao newsmeter The woman alleged, “A major part of the tickets for T20 cricket matches were sold in black colour. On Thursday, when HCA-appointed contractor Paytm opened a counter at the Gymkhana ground in Secunderabad, the crowd went crazy when a man claimed that only 3000 tickets were left while the rest were sold out. After this the crowd became restless, leading to a stampede-like situation.
It is reported that around 20 cricket fans were injured and a couple fell unconscious. Seven people were reportedly admitted to a hospital. The two patients who were discharged are Sujatha and Sai Kishore, both 25 years old.