Puneet Puneet Biography — Wiki
Puneet Puneet is a man who hit student Dean Hofstee in Melbourne in 2008 when he was drink-driving and speeding and has avoided extradition to Australia since 2013 by hiding in India. His lawyer said he cannot be extradited to Australia because the Test Cricket racism debacle showed ‘Australians are racist’.
Mr. Puneet’s lawyer Kanhaiya Kumar Singal told a New Dehli court he ‘will not be safe in Australia’, because of the alleged slurs towards Indian cricketers on January 10.
Puneet Puneet Age
Puneet Puneet’s age has not been publicly announced yet.
Puneet Puneet Lawyer, Attorney
‘I am once again asking this court to consider that my client will not be safe in Australia,’ the Herald Sun reported Mr. Singal said.
‘[The] world witnessed that recently our national cricketers were hurled racial slurs in Australia while playing cricket.’
Six cricket attendees were removed from the SCG after being accused of racially abusing Indian cricket players during the Sydney Test match. Indian bowler Mohammed Siraj claimed the group of young men in the ground’s Brewongle Stand had allegedly made racist remarks towards him.
Indian players made similar allegations of racist abuse the day before – claiming Australian fans had repeatedly taunted them from the stands.
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What was alleged to have been said remained unclear. New South Wales Police and SCG security were seen walking the fans out of the stands after Siraj and Indian captain Ajinkya Rahane pointed them out to officials.
Australian cricket legend Michael Hussey said the abuse alleged by the Indian players was not welcome in the sport.
‘If there’s been abuse directed towards the players, just kick them out straight away, he said.
What we know so far about Puneet Puneet
Puneet has previously deferred his extradition hearing by saying he had an ‘unbalanced mind’ and claiming technical problems at a hearing via video link. He fled to New Delhi while on bail before he could be sentenced for the 2008 death of Queensland in Melbourne.
The 19-year-old learner-driver had been drunkenly speeding along City Rd in Melbourne’s Southbank when he slammed his car into a streetlight pole.
He had a blood alcohol reading of 0.165 and is estimated to have been driving at 150km per hour at the time of the crash