Reports: Sakshi Dhoni applies for gun license, cites “life threat”

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In one of those shocking news, the recent news from MS Dhoni’s home isn’t pleasing the fans of the stalwart player. The wife of MS Dhoni applied for a licensed gun by citing that there is a threat to her life. If the reports by Zee Media are to be believed, Sakshi Dhoni has already provided the necessary papers to get the license from the government for her safety requirement.

The report stated that Dhoni’s wife asked for the licence as she is mostly alone at home and also because she has to move around alone for private work. She said that this puts her life in danger and hence it is safer for her to carry a weapon. Once approved, she intends to get a pistol or a .32 revolver for her protection.

Sakshi Dhoni gun
Ziva Dhoni with Sakshi and MS Dhoni. (Photo Source: Cricket Next via CSK Twitter)

Earlier, after winning the ICC World Cup 2007, Dhoni applied for 9mm gun in 2008 and at that time his application was rejected by the union Home Ministry. However, his second application was approved by the authorities in 2010 after become a star player in Indian Cricket.

Despite the concern from Sakshi Dhoni, Currently, MS Dhoni has got the y-category security from the Ranchi government. The security was more tightened when India lost the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 final against Pakistan. 10 years ago, fans pelted stones on MS Dhoni’s house after debacle in World Cup 2007.

Coming to Dhoni, he already showed his shooting prowess in a decent event. The top Kolkata Police official who accompanied Dhoni told that it was a great honour for him to host MS Dhoni and revealed his shooting skills and his words of wisdom.

“It’s great to host Dhoni for the second time. He’s an extraordinary marksman and inspired us all. It’s a state of art shooting range at PTS and Dhoni shot both in the 10m and 25 ranges. He also gave some encouraging words to the new batch,” Police officer said to PTI.