Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur has advised the protesting wrestlers to refrain from taking any action until the completion of the Delhi Police’s investigation into the sexual harassment case involving Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the chief of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI). Thakur emphasized that prematurely taking any step could harm the interests of the players. In response to the wrestlers’ demand, a committee has been formed to oversee the Federation’s work.
Delhi Police Denies Insufficient Evidence in the Case
Contrary to previous reports, the Delhi Police has refuted claims of a lack of evidence. They have clarified that the ongoing investigation into the sensitive case is being conducted with utmost sensitivity. The police assured that a final report on the matter will be submitted to the relevant court. A senior officer previously mentioned that the police would present the report in court within 15 days.
Wrestling Federation Chief Maintains Innocence
Brij Bhushan, the Wrestling Federation chief, reiterates his innocence and asserts that there is no evidence against him. He expressed readiness to accept any punishment if any allegation against him is proven.
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