WFI Chief Brij Bhushan shared a cryptic accusations targeting SP chief Akhilesh yadav maligning his ‘image’ of sexually assaulting women wrestlers. He added that 90 percent of women wrestlers who have complained against him are all from one family and the same akhada.
When reporters asked, why akhilesh yadav and other opposition leaders did’nt joined protest he said ‘Akhilesh Yadav knows the truth. We know each other since childhood. 80 per cent of the wrestlers in Uttar Pradesh belong to families with Samajwadi Party ideology. They call me ‘Netaji’. They say how their Netaji is,” he said.
He added ‘You don’t get justice from Jantar Mantar. If you want justice, you have to go to the police and the court. They never did that until now. Just kept abusing. We will accept whatever the court decides,’.
Yesterday, Congress Leader Priyanka Gandhi, AAP Arvind kejriwal joined wrestlers protest to express solidarity.
Till now, Delhi police filed two cases against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh hours after the Supreme Court ordered them to do so, amidst demonstrations in Delhi Jantar Mantar.One of the FIR’s relates to a complaint of sexual harassment by a minor under the Protecting Children from Sexual Offences Act (POSCO).
In addition, Singh has also been criticized for his alleged interference in the selection of coaches for the Indian wrestling team. Some coaches have accused him of promoting his own candidates for coaching positions and ignoring the merit and qualifications of other candidates.