Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports of India, Anurag Thakur has come forward for the first time to talk about the on-going unrest between India’s top Wrestlers and Wrestling Federation of India’s President Brij Bushan Singh Sharan. Its been more than 20 days since the Grapplers took the streets of Jantar Mantar as they hope to remove Brij Bushan Singh from WFI presidency.
Anurag Thakur in a recent press appearance at Himachal Pradesh, spoke about the matter in detail and asked the Wrestlers to remain patient as he ensure that “Justice will be delivered”. He also asked the Grapplers to have faith on India’s Law & Order and further added that Delhi Police has already began their investigation.
The committee was formed, and their concerns were also heard. An ad-hoc committee has been formed to start the day-to-day working of the Wrestling Federation by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA). Trials have also started for athletes.”
Thakur also said that Delhi Police as well as the magistrate are recording statements and soon the air will be cleared. “Supreme Court has given its judgement. Delhi Police has also registered an FIR and is recording statements. The magistrate is also registering statements. They must have faith in our law and order and end their protest.” – Thakur concluded.
According to reports, Delhi Police recently toured to Jharkhand, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka to find out anything related to Brij Bushan Singh. The Wrestlers are demanding for his removal from office as they alleged Brij Bushan of sexual harassment and Mental torture to female wrestlers which also involved a Minor.
In order to learn more regarding the accusations he was subjected to during his travels abroad, Delhi Police are additionally in contact with international organisations. As proof, the authorities have gathered pictures and recordings from various locations.
On Friday, Delhi Police submitted an update regarding the request made by female wrestlers regarding the suspected sexual assault by WFI President and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. A Special Investigative Team (SIT) has been established to look into the situation, which was also disclosed to the court. After the Supreme Court’s notification, the Delhi Police lodged two FIRs on April 28.
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