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India hockey captain Sardar Singh accused of 'attempt to rape', sexual harassment: Reports


An British hockey player of Indian origin has filed a police complaint against national team captain Sardar Singh alleging sexual harassment. The 21-year-old player has filed a written complaint with Ludhiana police.The woman filed a complaint at the Koom Kalan police station at Sri Bhaini Shaib in Ludhiana on Tuesday, reports The Hindustan Times.

Sardar Singh is second from left in this picture / Getty Images

Sardar Singh is second from left in this picture / Getty Images

The newspaper reports that, in the complaint, the woman has alleged that Sardar got her pregnant.

The Indian Express quotes Ludhiana police commissioner saying that the complaint is being verified and no FIR has yet been registered.

CNN IBN reports that 'attempt to rape' is another detail in the woman's complaint against Sardar Singh.

"I and Sardar have been together for four years and I am his fiancee...now he is betraying me. He used to love me a lot earlier, but now I am heartbroken. We should have been married by now but he is now not even answering my messages or phone calls for three months," the woman told ETV, says CNN IBN.

The complainant says she met Sardar during the London Olympics and got engaged soon after. She claims that after the relationship soured, Sardar Singh “blackmailed” her to abort the child, reports The Indian Express.

First Published On : Feb 3, 2016 03:56 IST

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