Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh accused of sexual assault, police complaint filed

In what could become a massive controversy, Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh has been accused by his long-time girlfriend of ‘attempt to rape’ in a complaint filed at a police station in Ludhiana,

The girl, who also claims to be Sardar’s fiancee, has also accused Sardar of ‘blackmail, mental harassment and physical harassment,as a report.

The girl, an Indian origin Britisher who is a hockey player as well in the UK and met Sardar during the 2012 London Olympics. She filed a complaint on February 1 at the Kum Kalan Police Station in the Ludhiana city.

In her complained, the girl also alleged that Sardar got her pregnant and she later got an abortion done upon his insistence, stating, they got engaged but later he refused to marry her, report.

A formal complaint in the case would be registered following a preliminary investigation.

She is reportedly flying back to the UK after filing the complaint and says her family is with her in the steps she has taken against Sardar, said report.

The British High Commission advised me to go to India and take up the case. My parents are in the UK. They are supporting me and are always there with me,” said a report.

She added that she had called police at India’s team hotel during the World Hockey League in Antwerp last year, when Sardar allegedly assaulted her.

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