Former Hockey Player Prabodh Tirkey’s Home Robbed; Burglars Flee With Medals & Other Valuables


Bhubaneswar: Unidentified miscreants allegedly struck into the government quarters of former international hockey player and captain of Indian team Prabodh Tirkey and decamped with cash and ornaments.

The incident was reported from Tirkey’s quarters at VR-86 in Unit-6 area of the city.

As per sources, robbers took away Tirkey’s medals, TV set, computer and gold ornaments among other valuables from the house.

Following the incident, a case has been registered and a probe is underway, said sources.

Prabodh Tirkey was the national captain of sub-junior, junior and India-A team and finally became the India senior team captain. He was in the Indian team which won the 2007 Asia Cup in Chennai.

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