Manipur boxer Dingko Singh held for assaulting woman athlete

The victim alleged that she was assaulted by Dingko for scribbling on his car's dust-covered registration plate.

updated: January 17, 2014 15:19 IST
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Imphal: Asian Games boxing gold medallist Dingko Singh has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman weightlifter in Manipur, police said on Friday.

"Dingko surrendered to police on Thursday evening after the family members of the female athlete registered a case against the boxer. He was arrested and is likely to be produced before the court on Friday," police said. (Mary Kom says she faced sexual attack, urgest women to fight without fear)

According to police, the incident took place Jan 13 at the Khuman Lampak Sports Complex in Imphal.

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