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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Amongs netizens, former Indian Cricketer Irfan Pathan condemned the attack on wrestlers by Delhi Police and said, "I'm so sad to see visuals of athletes". On May 28, wrestlers' protest against the sexual harassment allegations on WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, intensified after they called "Chalo Parliament" March.… read-more
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Olympian and Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra expressed support to the wrestlers, who are protesting against the Wrestlers Federation of India (WFI) Chief. Alleging WFI Chief Brij Bhushan Sahani of sexual harassment and assault, wrestlers like Babita Phogat, Barjang Punia and others staged a protest at Jantar-Mantar, demanding FIR and action against WFI President. Reacting to this, Chopra said, "It hurts me to see our athletes on the streets… read-more
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A bench of Chief Justice of India Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud and Justice PS Narasimha sought a response from the Delhi Police in wrestlers' protest. In a notice, the Top Court noted “serious” allegations made by the players and asked for a report in demand of FIR. The court will take up the matter again on April 29. The matter reached SC after seven women wrestlers filed a petition, demanding orders.
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