The Delhi Police has filed a chargesheet towards Chief Sports activities Officer Khajan Singh, a DIG-level officer with the Central Reserve Police Power (CRPF), and group coach Surjit Singh after a 30-year-old CRPF constable accused them of rape, sexual harassment and intimidation. Whereas submitting their chargesheet, police requested the court docket to summon the “not arrested accused”.
The CRPF, in the meantime, suspended the 2 after a preliminary probe discovered them responsible of sexual harassment, official sources informed PTI Wednesday.
The complainant, who has gained a number of medals whereas enjoying for the pressure’s wrestling group, lodged an FIR on December 3 final 12 months, accusing the officers of secretly filming and blackmailing her, and alleged she was raped for greater than three years in Delhi. She had additionally accused the 2 of “operating a intercourse scandal inside CRPF” and “harassing feminine constables…”
The investigation officer then approached the complainant to report her assertion, however she conveyed that she doesn’t need to pursue the case. In her assertion beneath CrPC Part 164, she denied the allegations towards the duo.
A senior officer mentioned the names of the 2 males are written in column 11 of the chargesheet, the place names of foremost accused usually discover a point out.
Khajan Singh is a DIG-level officer with the CRPF and had gained a silver medal on the 1986 Asian Video games in Seoul. He’s additionally an Arjuna Awardee.
The police chargesheet states that the complainant lodged a proper grievance to IG-rank officer on March 14, 2014, “after being fed up with their harassment”.
It provides: “Whereas the grievance was pending with the senior officers, she was pressurised to withdraw her grievance by each the alleged accused and different senior officers of CRPF. They threatened her of dire penalties and termination from her job. She obtained scared and wrote a letter withdrawing her grievance, however after she withdrew her grievance, Khajan Singh and Surjit Singh grew to become extra aggressive in the direction of her. In addition they allegedly raped her.”
It additional states, “The complainant refused to pursue the case and in addition refused to assist the investigation officer after refusing to provide her mobile phone by which she has obtained obscene messages and images from the alleged individuals. Each the alleged individuals had been known as for questioning, however they denied all of the allegations throughout questioning.”
The investigation officer, inspector Kusum Lata, additional states within the chargesheet: “The complainant has lodged a proper grievance with the division sexual harassment committee they usually (police) have requested them to share the main points of their report after sending notices, however no reply got here from the CRPF. As soon as the conclusion report of the enquiry committee will come, they (police) will then query all the opposite victims named by the complainant in her grievance and can file a supplementary chargesheet.”
Khajan Singh couldn’t be reached for a remark.