Jasprit Bumrah, a young Indian pacer has been having some really good times in the recent times. Garnering enough wickets since the very inception of the Sri Lankan series, Bumrah didn’t leave a stone unturned in delivering some splendid balls. Now, as he is playing the ODI against Sri Lanka at Dharamsala, his grandfather Santok Singh Bumrah committed suicide by jumping in the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad.
This horrible incident took place on Sunday. The news came out after Santokh’s lifeless body was fished out from Sabarmati river on December 10, which is precisely two days after he was reportedly gone missing. His daughter Rajinder Kaur had filed a complaint in this regard with Vastrapur police station at the respective area.
Police Inspector Jayantilala Brahmbhatt has informed the same attaching it to the Vastrapur Police Station. “Bumrah’s 84-year-old grandfather was missing since Friday and the complaint was made by his daughter (Rajinder Kaur) and we were investigating the complaint and found this suicide case,” said Brahmbhatt from Ahmedabad.
“Before leaving his daughter’s house, the old-aged man told his daughter that he was not allowed to meet his grandson (Jasprit) and would end his life. The grandfather spent one night in Gurudwara and then jumped in the river-front (East) side of Sabarmati river,” the inspector included.
Further sources revealed that Santokh’s hope to reconcile with the family after about 17 years has failed after he was denied permission to meet Jasprit and this disappointed the grandfather a great deal.
The police officer then added, “It was a family dispute between the two families.” Concluding the issue, he said, “The body was sent for the post-mortem before being handed over to his daughter. The last rites will be performed by his daughter.”
Meanwhile, none of Bumrah’s family member has come forward to give a statement, his mother (Daljeet Kaur) has openly refused to comment on this.