Thieves strike at Samson's home, take away trophies

Thieves strike at Samson's home, take away trophies

Indian Premier League (IPL) player Sanju V Samson's some trophies and souvenirs were allegedly stolen from his house, police said today.

The locked house of Samson's father at the coastal town of Vizhinjam near here was found burgled yesterday. Family members said the stolen items included some of the school-time trophies of the U-19 player, they said.

Samson's parents are now living in another house and the player is out of state for IPL practice session. Some of his trophies and shields, kept in the main hall of the house, were taken away by thieves while a few others had been damaged, said police.

On getting the information that back door of the cricketer's house was broken, police team visited the spot and collected evidence.

Police dismissed the possibility of souvenir hunters being behind the burglary since the copper and brass portions the shields were carved out leaving the wooden base behind.

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