Accroding to reports, a 15-year-old boy (Brijesh Sahani) in Vishwapragati Sports Club, Mumbai was injured by an arrow during an archery practice session when he came between the target and the arrow while collecting his cricket ball. The arrow pierced through Sahani’s brain and was removed after a life-saving surgery and Sahini is currently out of danger.
Sahini was playing cricket on the right side of the archery practice area when the incident happened. The MHB Colony police station arrested the supervisor of a Dahisar-based Vishwapragati Sports Club Bipin Bihari.
An official from MHB Colony police station said: “A 17-year-old state level archer, who was due to participate in an event, had shot an arrow from distance of 70 metres. Before the arrow could hit the target, Sahani suddenly appeared between the target and the arrow.”
Sahani’s father drives an autorickshaw, and the family resides at Ganpat Patil Nagar in Borivli. Sahani was involved in a cricket practice session and veered over to the archery practice area only to retrieve a ball.
The police is yet to arrest the 17-year-old archer involved in the accident. Both, Bihari and the archer have been booked on charges of negligence and causing grievous hurt.