A court dismissed application of Ex. WFI Chief seeking further probe into alleged sexual harassment case

New Delhi, Apr,26 (UNI) A Delhi Court on Friday dismissed the application of former Wrestling Federation of India Chief and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh seeking further probe in the matter related to alleged sexual harassment case lodged against him.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Priyanka Rajpoot after the hearing dismissed the application of Sharan Singh and listed the matter to May, 7 for deciding the issue of charge.

Counsel for Singh after moving the application submitted that he was not in the country on the date when the offence of harassment was alleged.

Counsel contended that the Delhi Police has not been placed on record call detail records(CDR). The police had relied upon the CDR of the coach who had accompanied the complainant and stated that they had gone to WFI on September 7, 2022, where she was allegedly molested.

He contended, ” If I am not there when the offence is being alleged against me, my plea of alibi will come in. So I am seeking direction to Delhi Police to investigate the issue”.

Government Counsel opposed the application by submitting that the present application is filed as just a delay tactic being used by the defence.

In this matter after investigation police had filed a charge sheet against Singh under sections 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 354A (sexual harassment), 354D (stalking) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code(IPC).

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