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Guj women, child rights commissions issue notices to club over

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

The women and child rights commissions issued separate notices Saturday to a club here over a showing a flogging a girl.

The video, apparently shot by a member of in the city, showed a flogging a teenage girl in swimsuit with a strip of cloth by the side of the pool on the premises.

"The matter is highly deplorable. of the club as well as the head of its women committee and the have been asked to come in person within a week and submit their replies," of the State Commission for Women Leelaben Ankoliya said.

The commission has also sought police investigation into the matter and written to other clubs in the state to find out if they have women committees (which are supposed to protect the rights of women in such institutions) in place, she said.

State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has also issued a notice to the club over the issue, commission said.

"We have asked the club to furnish a reply. The was sent to the club yesterday to get details and submit a report," Pandya said.

While the parents of the girl had said Friday that they had no complaint against the coach, the club ordered its own inquiry after the video began to do rounds on social media.

No police case has been registered in the matter.

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First Published: Sat, September 15 2018. 19:40 IST