Sexual harassment case: SIT seeks brain mapping of ex-Haryana sports minister
Chandigarh, April 1: The Special Investigation Team, formed to probe the allegations of sexual harassment against ex-Haryana sports minister Sandeep Singh, on Saturday submitted an application for brain-mapping of the accused.
On Saturday, the police filed an application with the district court in Chandigarh.
"An application for brain mapping of the accused by SIT has been filed by Chandigarh police in the district court. It is under consideration," Ram Gopal (DSP), PRO Chandigarh Police stated.
Gopal stated that the Chandigarh Police has opened an investigation and formed an SIT in this matter.
"It is part of the investigation. I can't say anything on this."
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Last December, a junior woman athlete coach said that the then-sports minister harassed her from February to November of last year via multiple social media messages, touched her inappropriately, and threatened her in text messages. The minister, on the other hand, denied any wrongdoing.
Haryana's Khaps had demanded that Singh be sacked by the state's BJP-led government.
Chandigarh Police initiated an investigation after filing an FIR against Singh under sections 354, 354A, 354B, 342, and 506 of the IPC.
In the midst of the allegations, Singh announced on January 1 that he had handed over responsibility for the Sports Department to Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar pending the conclusion of the investigation.
He went on to say that the allegations against him were made to harm his image.
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