Former player who accused hockey captain Sardar Singh of sexual harassment appears before SIT

Ludhiana: An India-origin England Under-19 women's hockey player, who had lodged a complaint against national captain Sardar Singh of sexual harrasment at Koomkalan police station appeared on Wednesday  before the special investigating team set up by the Ludhiana Police Commissioner Parmraj Singh.

File picture of Sardar Singh and Ashpal Kaur Bhogal - ibnlive

File picture of Sardar Singh and Ashpal Kaur Bhogal - ibnlive

ADCP Satbir Singh Atwal, who is heading the three-member committee, said that she appeared before the SIT today and endorsed all allegations which she had written to SHO Koomkalan police station on 1 February.

She repeated that she was engaged to Sardar, he raped her and forcedher her to abort their child. Later, he refused to marry her.

After their engagement, the duo also visited the Gurudwara Bhaini Sahib in Ludhiana.

It may be recalled that last week Sardar also appeared before the SIT and refuted all allegations made by her against him.

He said that he had only friendship with the UK woman hockey player but no sexual relations.

He also said that he had never made any promise to marry her.

ADCP Satbir Singh Atwal said that the SIT would enquire further and may summon the duo again.

PTI


Updated Date: Mar 10, 2016 11:43 AM

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