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On Friday night, the police registered the FIRs towards the WFI president in response to the allegations made by the ladies wrestlers.
Nevertheless, the copy of the opposite FIR registered underneath the Safety of Youngsters from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act has not been given to the wrestlers as it will likely be given solely to the sufferer’s household, the police added.
The wrestlers, led by Vinesh Phogat, had reached the Connaught Place police station on Saturday morning.
On Friday, Delhi Police had knowledgeable the Supreme Courtroom that they are going to register an FIR and within the night, two FIRs have been lastly registered towards the outgoing WFI chief in reference to the sexual harassment allegations made by girls wrestlers.
A few of India’s prime wrestlers, together with Olympic medallists Bajrang Punia and Sakshi Malik, together with Asian and Commonwealth Video games medallist Phogat are protesting on the Jantar Mantar, looking for motion towards Singh for alleged sexual harassment of girls grapplers.
Concerning the FIRs, Deputy Commissioner of Police, New Delhi, Pranav Tayal had mentioned: “The first one pertains to allegations levelled by a minor victim which is registered under the POCSO Act along with relevant IPC sections concerning outraging of modesty.
“The second FIR is registered for finishing up complete investigations into the complaints tendered by different, grownup complainants underneath related sections pertaining to outraging of modesty and many others.”
Investigation into each the FIRs is being taken up in proper earnest, the DCP had added.