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WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh liable for sexual harassment, molestation and stalking of wrestlers, states Delhi Police chargesheet

The Delhi police have filed a chargesheet based on their preliminary investigation, the president of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) and departing BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, who is accused of sexual harassment, is liable to be prosecuted and punished for offences of stalking and molestation.

According to a media report, Singh was liable to be prosecuted and punished as a result of the complaints made by six female wrestlers.

In the chargesheet, the police cited Sections 506 which states criminal intimidation, 354 says outraging a woman’s modesty, 354 A which says sexual harassment, and 354 D states stalking, and noted that Singh’s harassment in one instance was repeated and continuing.

The report further stated that Singh and the witnesses have been requested to appear in court by the Delhi police. According to the chargesheet, the police questioned 108 witnesses, of whom 15, including wrestlers, coaches, and referees, allegedly supported the athletes’ claims.

As per reports the first allegation mentioned in the chargesheet is the accused Brij Bhushan Singh called one of the wrestlers to his dinner table while she was out for dinner in the hotel restaurant. He grabbed her, put his hand on her breast, and then dragged his fingers down to her stomach and repeated three to four times. He began touching her inappropriately in the WFI office on her palm, knee, thighs, and shoulders without her permission. In order to check her respiration, he placed his hand on her breast and moved it down to her stomach.

The other allegation made by another state that he accused pulled up the wrestler’s T-shirt without asking her permission, putting his hand on her breast, then sliding it down her stomach under the pretense of checking her respiration as she was lying down on the mat. The federation’s office she was invited inside the accused’s chamber. Her brother was told to wait after that Singh shut the door. He drew her close and attempted to make physical contact with her.

Similarly, three to four other allegations are made against him in the chargesheet filed by the Delhi police.

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh and Vinod Tomar were the subjects of a charge sheet issued by the Delhi Police on June 15. This lawsuit was opened as a result of a complaint by female wrestlers. Six female wrestlers who have represented India internationally have accused Singh of sexual harassment. Singh has disputed the allegations, and his aide has stated that the judiciary will establish his innocence. He might spend up to three to five years in prison if found guilty.

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