MS Dhoni with wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva
MS Dhoni with wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva. Image Credit: Supplied

Kutch (Gujarat, India): A 16-year-old student from Indian state of Gujarat's Kutch district was arrested for allegedly giving rape and murder threats to the daughter of former captain of Indian cricket team Mahendra Singh Dhoni, over social media.

Dhoni's five-year old daughter Ziva received rape threats through social media following Chennai Super Kings' loss to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Tuesday night.CSK failed to chase a 168-run target, losing the game to KKR by 10 runs. Dhoni's wife, Sakshi, got the threats on her Instagram account.


The threats created an outrage on social media, especially from women."Following the lead given by Ranchi police about the suspect's location, we formed a team to trace and catch the suspect. Reaching on the location, we found suspect is a 16-year-old student. We are interrogating him about his involvement in the said incident," Superintendent of Police (SP) West Kutch Saurabh Tolambia told ANI.

"We are waiting for Ranchi police to take him over and interrogate further on this case," he added.

The case was registered at Ratu Police Station in Ranchi of Jharkhand.