1 Jan 2023

Haryana Sports Minister Sandeep Singh Resigns; What The Woman Junior Coach Said After Filing Harassment Complaint

Chandigarh: Haryana Sports Minister Sandeep Singh has resigned and handed over his portfolio to Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday. 

A woman junior coach had filed a police complaint against him alleging stalking, illegal confinement, sexual harassment and criminal intimidation by Singh. Sandeep Singh is an Olympian and former Indian hockey team captain.

The FIR against was registered at Chandigarh’s Sector 26 police station on Saturday night. The minister has denied the allegations and dubbed them as baseless.

 I have been getting intimidating messages: Victim

After lodging the complaint, the woman coach said, “I have been assured of an impartial probe. I also raised the issue of my security. I have been getting intimidating messages on my social media accounts. I have stopped attending phone calls out of fear. 

The woman said the minister harassed her between February and November at his office and other places. She said: "Once, he even asked me to meet him in Sector 7. He mostly communicated with me over social media. He touched me inappropriately at his house in Chandigarh. I have narrated the sequence of events to the Chandigarh police.” 

No comments:

Post a Comment