Arjuna Awardee boxer Jai Bhagwan, presently posted with Tohana police, has been booked along with his brother and others for allegedly assaulting a woman inspector at the Deputy Excise and Taxation Commissioner office here.
The Commonwealth medal winning pugilist, his brother Manjit and 10 to 15 unknown people have been booked under various provisions of the law, including for rioting, assault, obstructing public servant in discharge of public duty and wrongfully confining a person.
On May 19, some residents of Amardeep Colony in Hisar, held a protest against the opening of a liquor shop in the area and later forcibly closed the shop. The excise inspector arrived at the spot and resolved the issue.
The excise inspector later alleged that Jai Bhagwan, his brother Manjit and 10 to 15 unknown people held had her and her driver hostage. She also alleged that Bhagwan and his brother had a scuffle with her.
Later police reached the spot and got them released.
Meanwhile, Jai Bhagwan's mother lodged a complaint against the excise inspector and her husband at the Sadar Police station, claiming that the duo had arrived at her residence on the night of May 19 and abused her.
On the basis of her complaint, a case has been registered against the excise inspector and her husband.
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