2 Instances Filed Towards Wrestling Federation Chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh After Supreme Courtroom Discover


New Delhi:

The Delhi Police have filed two instances towards Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh after the nation’s high wrestlers made allegations of sexual harassment towards him.

The Delhi Police, which features below Amit Shah’s Residence Ministry, filed the 2 first data studies (FIRs) hours after the Supreme Courtroom ordered them to take action, amid protests at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar by wrestlers together with Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik and Vinesh Phogat.

One of many FIRs is over a criticism of sexual harassment by a minor, filed below the stringent Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, which provides no scope for bail.

The Delhi Police will pursue the case actively, sources mentioned.

Mr Singh, who can also be a BJP MP, welcomed the Supreme Courtroom’s order to file the police case into allegations of sexual harassment towards him.

Mr Singh instructed reporters the wrestlers ought to have waited for the report of a committee that was tasked to look into the matter earlier than they determined to sit down on a protest in Delhi’s Jantar Mantar.

“I’m proud of the judiciary’s determination. The Delhi Police will examine the allegations and I’m able to cooperate with them in each potential means. Nobody is greater than the judiciary on this nation. The order has come to file an FIR (first data report). The federal government had additionally mentioned it had no objection to submitting an FIR. I’m not bigger than the Supreme Courtroom. I welcome the order,” Mr Singh instructed reporters.


Sports activities Minister Anurag Thakur had shaped the committee to look into the allegations towards the WFI and its chief. The committee, which was instructed to provide a report back to the Youth Affairs and Sports activities Ministry, had given it on April 5. However the ministry has not but made public the findings of the six-member committee.

“I did not increase any objection when the oversight committee was shaped, did not ask any query or put hurdles. I’ve adopted the regulation. They (wrestlers) ought to have waited for the report. However they did not. They went to the Supreme Courtroom. I observe the regulation, but it surely appears they do not,” Mr Singh instructed reporters right this moment.

“I welcome each determination. The one taken by the federal government, the transfer to arrange an oversight committee, and I welcome the newest determination (of the Supreme Courtroom) as a result of I’ve not achieved something flawed towards anybody,” he mentioned.

Regardless of the reassurance of police motion, the wrestlers mentioned they may proceed their sit-in protest demanding the “quick arrest” of the WFI chief.

“We respect Supreme Courtroom’s order, however we do not have religion in Delhi Police. This struggle just isn’t for an FIR. This struggle is to punish folks like him. He must be in jail and stripped of his portfolios,” the wrestlers mentioned.


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