Spat with wife had landed Monty Panesar in jail

Updated: 13 June 2011 13:54 IST

The British press reported on Sunday that English spinner of Indian origin - Monty Panesar - had been arrested in January following a public spat with his wife Gursharan Rattan in London.

Spat with wife had landed Monty Panesar in jail

London:

The British press reported on Sunday that English spinner of Indian origin - Monty Panesar - had been arrested in January following a public spat with his wife Gursharan Rattan in London.

The Daily Mail reported that the London police had received a call from a member of the public when the Panesar's were found arguing in the parking lot of a pub.

The newspaper further claimed that the Berdforshire police had confirmed arresting a 29-year-old man on charges of possible assault on January 22 and that he was questioned but later released without charge.

28-year-old Rattan is a graduate in pharmaceutical science and lives with the cricketer in their home in East Sussex. The two married in February 2010.

A spokesperson for Panesar has confirmed that the cricketer had indeed been at a police station in January but did not divulge any further details.

Topics : Cricket Monty Panesar
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