Vijender will be punished if found guilty, says Sports Minister

Their names cropped up after the unearthing of heroin worth Rs 130 crore from Fatehgarh Sahib at an NRI's flat. An SUV registered in the name of Vijender's wife was found outside the flat during the police raid.

updated: March 11, 2013 15:24 IST
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New Delhi: Union Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Monday said that appropriate action will be taken against Olympic bronze-medallist Vijender Singh only if the boxer is found guilty in the drug scandal that has rocked Indian boxing.

"At this point of time the investigation is going on by the Punjab Police. When the conclusion comes and somebody is implicated or chargesheeted, we will definitely take action," said Singh.

"The guilty will be punished but that is the matter of Punjab Police. Investigation is being done by the Punjab Police," he added.

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