WFI Row | Wrestlers received FIR, serious allegations of sexual abuse including Assualt, Stalking against Brij Bhushan, POCSO Act also included
New Delhi. Where on the one hand today the seventh day of the strike of the wrestlers at Delhi’s Jantar-Mantar against the President of the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) Brijbhushan Sharan Singh has started. On the other hand, on last Friday, 2 FIRs have been lodged against the WFI President one after the other. Along with this, a copy of 1 FIR has been given to the wrestlers today. The copy of the FIR registered under POCSO was not given to the wrestlers as it would be given only to the victim’s family. The Delhi Police has registered an FIR under sections 354, 354(A), 354(D) and 34 of the IPC. #UPDATE | Delhi police have registered one FIR under sections 354, 354(A), 354(D) and 34 of IPC. Copy of other FIR not provided to us (as it will be given only to the victim family): Narendra Hooda, lawyer of wrestlers — ANI (@ANI) April 29, 2023 Following allegations of sexual exploitation of women wrestlers against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, a case has been registered in two cases including the Poxo Act. However, sections of rape have not been added to it. At the same time, after the registration of this case, he said on Saturday – I will not resign as a criminal. I have full faith in the Supreme Court. I have no complaints either way. I am completely innocent. Wherever the investigating agency calls me, I am ready to go. He said that for several months, allegations are being leveled against me. Me and my family are in trouble. I want the matter to be investigated as soon as possible. Because the statements of these people keep changing continuously. Along with this, today the Delhi Police said that if the need arises, the wrestlers will now be given security. Along with this, Delhi Police will soon contact the minor complainant, record the statement of his minor. A total of 7 players, including a minor, have complained to the Delhi Police against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. Brij Bhushan is accused of sexually assaulting female wrestlers at different places from 2012 to 2022. According to information and sources, 7 women officers of Delhi Police have been engaged in the investigation in the case registered against Brij Bhushan. Wherein in this 7 women will report to 1 ACP and then ACP will report to DCP. Tell that about 10 inspectors of New Delhi district were called to the police station to register the FIR, after which these 2 FIRs have been registered. Significantly, on April 21, 7 female wrestlers including a minor had complained of sexual exploitation against Brij Bhushan Singh. But the case was not registered. After this the wrestlers filed a petition in the Supreme Court. During the hearing here, the police had talked about registering a case against the WFI president.