Hearing in sexual harassment case against Brijbhushan, know what police and court said

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Hearing on Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh: A hearing was held on Saturday (July 1) in the Rouse Avenue Court to take cognizance of the charge sheet filed against former Wrestling Federation of India President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh in the case of sexual harassment by women wrestlers. Hearing was held in the court of Special MP-MLA Court Judge Harjeet Singh Jaspal.

A case has been registered against Brij Bhushan Singh under these sections

On June 15, the Delhi Police had invoked sections 354, 354A, 354D of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in a nearly 1000-page charge sheet filed against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. Section 354 of IPC has a provision of maximum punishment of 5 years and is a non-bailable section. Section 354A of the IPC carries a maximum sentence of one year and is a bailable section. Section 354D of IPC has a provision of maximum punishment of 5 years whereas this section is a bailable section.

The petition demanding monitoring of the investigation has been returned

During the last hearing, the counsel for 6 adult women wrestlers had withdrawn the petition demanding monitoring of the investigation in this matter. He said that after the charge sheet has been filed, now there is no justification for this petition.

What did the police and the court say?

Delhi Police said that some people have been sent notices abroad in this matter. Whose answer is yet to come. Now the FSL report is yet to come in this matter, some reports are still pending. Delhi Police said that supplementary charge sheet in this case can be filed in future. The court asked the Delhi Police to file the FSL report related to the case soon. Delhi Police said that their best efforts are being made to get the report soon.

The court has also asked for the CDR report from the Delhi Police. The court will now hear the matter on July 7. Rouse Avenue Court said that the charge sheet is of 1,500 pages, so it is taking time to read.

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