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Wrestlers protest: Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal assaults govt, predicts ‘no arrest’, ‘wishy-washy’ chargesheet

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By PTI

NEW DELHI: Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal on Monday attacked the federal authorities amid the wrestlers’ demand for movement in direction of outgoing WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, predicting that the BJP MP would not be arrested and a “wishy-washy” chargesheet might be filed, after which he might be granted bail.

The assault by Sibal, a senior advocate who represented the protesting wrestlers inside the Supreme Court, comes after a delegation of the protesting wrestlers reportedly met Union Home Minister Amit Shah proper right here late Saturday.

Wrestler Bajrang Punia was quoted as saying that the wrestlers’ delegation met Home Minister Amit Shah.

In a tweet, Sibal talked about, “Amit Shah meets team of wrestlers. Wrestling for solutions. My prediction: No arrest. Wishy-washy chargesheet will be filed. Brij Bhushan will be granted bail. Then they will say the matter is sub-judice!”

Amit Shah
Meets crew of wrestlers

Wrestling for choices

My prediction :

No arrest
Wishy washy value sheet might be filed
Brij Bhushan might be granted bail

Then they will say matter is sub-judice !

— Kapil Sibal (@KapilSibal) June 5, 2023

The Delhi Police on April 28 had registered two FIRs in direction of the outgoing Wrestling Federation of India chief Singh on the Connaught Place police station, along with one on the concept of a grievance from the daddy of a minor wrestler invoking the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act that entails a jail time interval of as a lot as seven years on conviction.

The FIRs registered following a Supreme Court order have charged him beneath quite a few Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections, along with assaulting a lady to outrage her modesty (half 354), sexual harassment (354A) and stalking (354D), which might be punishable with jail phrases of two-three years.

Some of the complainants moreover alleged that Singh made advances to hunt “sexual favours”, promising to help them of their careers.

Brij Bhusan Singh has denied all of the charges and talked about he’ll dangle himself even when a single allegation is confirmed in direction of him.

ALSO READ: Two FIRs on Brij Bhushan reveal WFI chief sought ‘sexual favours’ from wrestlers

NEW DELHI: Rajya Sabha MP Kapil Sibal on Monday attacked the federal authorities amid the wrestlers’ demand for movement in direction of outgoing WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, predicting that the BJP MP would not be arrested and a “wishy-washy” chargesheet might be filed, after which he might be granted bail.

The assault by Sibal, a senior advocate who represented the protesting wrestlers inside the Supreme Court, comes after a delegation of the protesting wrestlers reportedly met Union Home Minister Amit Shah proper right here late Saturday.

Wrestler Bajrang Punia was quoted as saying that the wrestlers’ delegation met Home Minister Amit Shah.googletag.cmd.push(carry out() googletag.present(‘div-gpt-ad-8052921-2’); );

In a tweet, Sibal talked about, “Amit Shah meets team of wrestlers. Wrestling for solutions. My prediction: No arrest. Wishy-washy chargesheet will be filed. Brij Bhushan will be granted bail. Then they will say the matter is sub-judice!”

Amit Shah
Meets crew of wrestlers
Wrestling for choices
My prediction :
No arrest
Wishy washy value sheet might be filed
Brij Bhushan might be granted bail
Then they will say matter is sub-judice !
— Kapil Sibal (@KapilSibal) June 5, 2023
The Delhi Police on April 28 had registered two FIRs in direction of the outgoing Wrestling Federation of India chief Singh on the Connaught Place police station, along with one on the concept of a grievance from the daddy of a minor wrestler invoking the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act that entails a jail time interval of as a lot as seven years on conviction.

The FIRs registered following a Supreme Court order have charged him beneath quite a few Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections, along with assaulting a lady to outrage her modesty (half 354), sexual harassment (354A) and stalking (354D), which might be punishable with jail phrases of two-three years.

Some of the complainants moreover alleged that Singh made advances to hunt “sexual favours”, promising to help them of their careers.

Brij Bhusan Singh has denied all of the charges and talked about he’ll dangle himself even when a single allegation is confirmed in direction of him.

ALSO READ: Two FIRs on Brij Bhushan reveal WFI chief sought ‘sexual favours’ from wrestlers

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