The Delhi Police filed a chargesheet against the Wrestlers Federation of India (WFI) President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. However, after the statement of one of the protestors' father and no concrete evidence of sexual assault, the Delhi Police sought cancellation of the chargesheet filed against the BJP MP. Notably, Brij Bhushan has been charged under several sections of the IPC, and POCSO Act. Meanwhile, wrestlers' demand is still same.
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Amid the ongoing tussle between the Government of India and the wrestlers, Mahavir Singh Phogat welcomed the initiative of the Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, who invited the wrestler's for a discussion. As per sources, late night on Tuesday, Thakur invited wrestlers to hold discussion regarding their protest and discuss the sexual allegations against WFI President and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. The meeting is expected to be… read-more
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Another round of talks is scheduled to be held between the Government of India and the wrestlers, who are protesting with a demand of the arrest of WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. In a late-night tweet, the Union Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur invited the athletes for a talk over the issue. The invitation came days after the protesting wrestlers held a meeting with Union Minister Amit Shah.
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Protesting wrestlers including Sakshi Malikkh, Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat and all others resumed their duties, after meeting with the Union Home Minister Amit Shah. However, both Malikkh and Punia denied reports of withdrawing their names from protest against the Central Government, demanding arrest of Wrestler's Federation of India President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. Notably, he has been alleged of sexual harassment, and is still not… read-more
Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Thursday said the Centre was sensitively handling the issue of protesting wrestlers, who are seeking the arrest of outgoing WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh over sexual harassment allegations. Thakur, who is on a visit to Mumbai, told reporters that the government has accepted the wrestlers' demand for a committee to probe their allegations and an investigation was underway.
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
The Delhi Police said it has not found sufficient evidence to prove women wrestlers' allegations of sexual harassment against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh and to arrest him. The police will submit a report in court within 15 days, a senior official said. Meanwhile, the wrestlers, intensified their protest and announced a hunger strike at India Gate, demanding Bhushan's arrest.
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The WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh gave his remark to the wrestlers' five-day ultimatum for the government, demanding action against him. When asked about the immersion of medals by wrestlers, Bhushan said, "It's their stand, what can we do?" He also said the Delhi Police is investigating a case against him and if he is guilty, police will find evidence. Notably, Brij Bhushan is alleged of sexual assault.
The wrestlers who were protesting against the Central Government, gave an ultimatum of five days to the GoI, demanding the arrest of WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. The protesting wrestlers, who were scheduled to immerse their winning medals, in the Ganga, gave a final call demanding Bhushan's arrest in sexual assault allegations. Notably, Sakshi Malik said, they would immerse their medals and will go for indefinite hunger strike.… read-more
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