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SAI Coach Arrested For Sexual Abuse

Cuttack, October 8: Following the complaint lodged against the Sports Authority Of India(SAI) coach, Sushant Roy by a woman athlete staying at SAI hostel yesterday alleging him of sexual harassment, the Commissionerate Police arrested him on Thursday.

The trainee athlete lodged the complain at the Mahila police station in a written form alleging that Roy had been harassing her mentally and physically for past several days.

However, the coach denied the allegations put on him when called to the police station yesterday for interrogation. Although, he accepts that he had slapped the girl twice clearly on grounds to teach her proper behaviour.

Sources said a case under Sections 354 (A), 323, 294, 506 and 34 of IPC and Section-10 of Protection of Children Sexual Offence Act has been registered against the coach.



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