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Arjun Awardee boxer Jai Bhagwan booked for assaulting woman excise inspector

Press Trust of India  |  Hisar (Har) 

Awardee boxer Jai Bhagwan, presently posted with police, has been booked along with his brother and others for allegedly assaulting a woman at the Deputy and Taxation office here.

The Commonwealth medal winning pugilist, his brother 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.

The case was registered at Station yesterday on the complaint of the woman

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 arrived at the spot and resolved the issue.

The later alleged that Jai Bhagwan, his brother and 10 to 15 unknown people held had her and her hostage. She also alleged that Bhagwan and his brother had a scuffle with her.

Later police reached the spot and got them released.

said that investigation into the case is underway.

Meanwhile, Jai Bhagwan's mother lodged a complaint against the and her husband at the 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 and her husband.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 21:00 IST