Sports Minister indicates action against two detained Indian officials if charges against them gets proved
Union Sports Minister, Sarbananda Sonowal today indicated that his ministry will take appropriate action against the two
Indian officials detained in Glasgow during Commonwealth Games 2014, if the charges against them for committing alleged offences were found to be true.
"Whatever information we have now that they will be produced before the court of law tomorrow and we will get to know what were the offences. If media reports are proved to be right, then it is definitely a matter of condemnation and if it is proved to be right then definitely our Ministry will take appropriate action," Sonowal told ANI.
On Saturday evening Rajeev Mehta, secretary general of the Indian Olympic Association, and wrestling referee Virender Singh Malik, were arrested in Glasgow over two separate issues.
While Mehta was reportedly arrested for allegedly driving above the legal alcohol limit, Malik was held for allegedly being involved in sexual assault in a hotel.
Meanwhile television reports say that the Indian mission in London is in touch with the Scotland Yard.
India is currently fifth in the medals tally in the Commonwealth Games 2014.
(Posted on 04-08-2014)