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Posted at: Aug 19, 2019, 7:48 AM; last updated: Aug 19, 2019, 7:48 AM (IST)

Five trainees ‘harass’ 3 tennis players, booked

Five trainees ‘harass’ 3 tennis players, booked

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, August 18

Five Chandigarh Academy of Rural Tennis (CHART) trainees at the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association (CLTA), Sector 10, have been booked by the local police for allegedly outraging the modesty, sexually harassing and stalking three minor tennis players. A complaint was submitted to the police by the father of one of the victims.

It has been alleged that the boys used to sexually harass one of the victims, a Class X student, by passing lewd comments at her. They even allegedly touched her. The victim’s father, a resident of Mohali, who is the complainant in the case, alleged that the boys passed lewd comments at two other girls also. 

The complaint mentions that the complainant’s daughter was harassed on several occasions in the past few months.

A case under has been registered against the suspects. 

The complainant has also accused CLTA officials of protecting the trainees.


Victim’s father booked 

The father of one of the victims has also been booked by the UT police on a complaint of one of the suspects. He has been booked under Sections 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the IPC at the Sector 3 police station.

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