Malinga attacker charged

A man in Curepe a town in the East-West Corridor of Trinidad and Tobago was placed on $1,000 bond after he appeared in court charged with throwing missiles at Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga on Thursday, during the final of the Cel­kon Mobile Cup tri-na­tion series at the Queens Park Oval, Port of Spain, the Trinidad express reported.

Vijay Outim, 40, of Watts Street, Curepe, appeared in the the Port of Spain Magistrates’ Court before Ma­gistrate Lisa Mohammed to answer to a charge of throwing missiles.

Outim’s action caused play between Sri Lanka and India to halt for close to ten minutes.

India eventually won the game by one wicket, with a match-winning innings by captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

Outim was placed on the bond to keep the peace for one year and in default will serve two weeks in prison with hard labour.

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