04 October Wednesday

Protest Against Brij Bhushan; Police Beat, Break Wrestlers’ Heads

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Thursday May 4, 2023

New Delhi : Police badly beat up wrestlers protesting in Delhi’s Jantar Mantar against the Wrestling Federation president and BJP MP, Brij Bhushan for sexually assaulting women athletes. The police forced their way into the protest venue and recklessly beat the wrestlers causing head wounds to a couple of wrestlers..

The sportspersons claimed the policemen who barged in were drunk. When protesters brought in cots to the venue, the police turned violent without any provocation, they said, adding that public at large should participate in the protest and that everybody’s support is essential. Brij Bhushan should be put away in jail, they said.