Balotelli's brother arrested in Italy for assaulting cops

Last Updated: Mon, Dec 24, 2012 12:01 hrs

Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli's younger brother, Enoch Barwuah was placed under house arrest on Sunday in Italy for assaulting two police officers during a street broil, according to reports.

According to the Sport24, Enoch faces charges of assault and resisting arrest after getting into a brawl on Saturday outside a nightclub in Bagnolo Mella, in the province of Brescia.

Barwuah was reportedly shirtless and barefoot when police arrived outside the club following a brawl, and assaulted two officers, the paper added.

The 20-year-old, who shares birth parents with the City striker, spent the night in a prison cell before being transferred to house arrest and is expected in court on Monday, it said. (ANI)

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