New Delhi: An FIR has been registered against Haryana Sports Minister Sandeep Singh after a complaint by a female coach accusing him of sexual harassment.
PRO, Chandigarh Police said a case has been registered under sections 354, 354A, 354B, 342, and 506 IPC.
Following this Haryana Minister Sandeep Singh said this is an attempt to spoil his image.
He said he hopes there will be a thorough investigation into the false allegations levelled against him.
He also said that he has handed over the responsibility of the Sports department to the CM until the report of the investigation comes out.
#WATCH | Haryana minister Sandeep Singh says he is handing over the responsibility of the Sports department to the CM, after allegations of sexual harassment levelled against Singh by a female coach. pic.twitter.com/0SyGFefyCL
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According to the woman coach complaint, the Minister had first seen her at a gym and then contacted her on Instagram.
She said that the Minister messaged her on the Instagram saying that her national games certificate is pending and so he wanted to meet her in this regard.