New Delhi [India] : Delhi’s Rouse Avenue court on Friday issued summon to MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh after taking cognizance of the chargesheet against him in a sexual harassment case.
The court has issued summon to Singh and Vinod Tomar, another accused in the case, for July 18. Delhi police had filed a charge sheet against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh and Vinod Tomar on June 15. This case was registered on a complaint lodged by women wrestlers.
Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Harjeet Singh Jaspal issued summons to Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh and Vinod Tomar after taking cognizance of the charge sheet. The summons have been issued through Station House Officer (SHO), Connaught Place. A short date has been given as the address of both accused persons is in Delhi, the judge said.
Delhi police had filed a charge sheet on June 15 against Singh and Tomar in a case related to sexual harassment alleged by women wrestlers. The chargesheet has been filed under sections 354, 354D, 345A & 506 (1) of IPC, said Special Public Prosecutor Atul Srivastava.
In the wrestlers’ matter, two FIRs were registered against Brij Bhushan Singh on the basis of the wrestlers’ complaints. One was registered under the Protection Of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and a cancellation report has been filed in the case of a minor wrestler. The second FIR was filed on the complaint of several wrestlers. In Patiala House Court, Delhi Police filed a cancellation report, citing a lack of evidence, on the POCSO matter.