Anurag Thakur
The Election Commission imposed a three-day ban on Anurag Thakur for his provocative speech | Photo: Facebook

Wrestlers’ demands met, let police probe allegations: Anurag Thakur

All the demands of the wrestlers protesting against alleged sexual harassment by a BJP MP have been met and they must let Delhi Police conduct an unbiased probe, Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur said on Friday (May 5).

“It is my request to all the sportspersons who are agitating that whatever their demands were, they have been met. The court has also given its directions. They should let an unbiased probe be completed,” Thakur said in Lucknow.

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“Delhi Police will do ‘doodh ka doodh, pani ka pani’ and take strict action as per law,” he told the media.

Several men and women wrestlers have been protesting at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi since April 23 seeking action against Wrestling Federation of India chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

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Sharan has been accused of sexually harassing at least seven female wrestlers, including a minor. He has denied the charge.

Since the protests began, Delhi Police has filed two FIRs against him.

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