New Delhi: In the sexual harassment case, the problems of Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, President of the Wrestling Federation of India seem to be increasing. Delhi Police has filed the chargesheet in the court. In which the woman wrestler mentioned six places where she felt that Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh had molested her.
The charge sheet states that based on the investigation so far, Brij Bhushan Singh is liable to be tried and punished for the offenses of sexual harassment, molestation, and stalking. A total of 21 witnesses have given their statements against Brij Bhushan Singh. Six of them have given their statement under CrPC 164. The court has summoned Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh on July 18.
According to a report in Indian Express, the charge sheet filed by the Delhi Police states that Brij Bhushan Singh had continued to harass and stalk female wrestlers repeatedly. The charge sheet has invoked sections 506 (criminal intimidation), 354 (outraging the modesty of a woman), 354A (sexual harassment), and 354D (stalking).
Singh is facing legal action in a total of six cases, two of which he has been charged under sections 354, 354A, and 354D of the Indian Penal Code. These sections deal with offenses such as assault or criminal force to a woman with intent to outrage her modesty, making sexual remarks, and stalking. In the remaining four cases, Singh has been charged under sections 354 and 354A.
If convicted, these offenses carry a maximum sentence of five years in prison. Along with Singh, Vinod Tomar has also been mentioned in the chargesheet, in which charges have been filed under sections 506 and 109 of the IPC. The charges include criminal force to outrage the modesty of a woman, sexual harassment, stalking, abetment of an offense, and criminal intimidation.