On the basis of information received from Dubai, Assam Police has recovered the stolen expensive watch of late footballer Diego Maradona. Giving information about this, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that Wajid Hussain, accused of stealing the watch, has also been arrested and further legal action is on. He said the Dubai Police had approached the Assam Police through a central agency seeking help in the matter.
Arrest from the house of the accused
Sarma tweeted that Assam Police working with Dubai Police has recovered the Hublot watch of legendary footballer Diego Maradona. At the same time, the Inspector General of Police of Assam told on Twitter that the accused stole a limited edition watch of Hublot with Maradona’s sign and fled to Assam. He has been arrested from his house in Sivasagar at 4 am today. The watch has also been recovered from him.
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The accused used to work as a security guard
According to media reports, the accused worked as a security guard in an agency guarding Maradona’s belongings in Dubai. There he pretended his father was ill and returned to Assam in August this year.
After this, the Dubai Police gave the incident related to theft to India. After receiving inputs from the central agency, the Assam Police swung into action and arrested the accused, and recovered the watch.
Diego Maradona died last year
Legendary footballer Diego Maradona died in November last year at the age of 60. He had been ill for a long time. He started his professional career at the age of 16 with Argentinos Junior and went on to become one of the greatest footballers in the world. Maradona played for teams such as Boca Juniors, Barcelona, Napoli, Sevilla, and Newell’s Old Boys, and coached several teams.
Argentina won the World Cup title under the captaincy of Diego Maradona
Diego Maradona was instrumental in helping Argentina win its second World Cup title in 1986. Under his captaincy, Argentina won the second title by defeating West Germany in the final. He scored five goals throughout the tournament and was the second-highest goal scorer of the tournament. He played four World Cups in his career. In his club career, he won eight and two titles with the national team.