Sports Authority of India suspends boxing coach Dingko Singh for assaulting woman athlete

Dingko Singh surrendered to police on Thursday after the family members of the female athlete registered a case against the boxer for hitting her with a stick.

updated: January 17, 2014 22:57 IST
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New Delhi: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Friday suspended Asian Games gold medallist boxer N Dingko Singh (left in file pic) pending inquiry after he allegedly assaulted a woman weightlifter in Manipur.

Dingko Singh was arrested by Imphal Police last evening for hitting a female athlete at the Khuman Lampak sports complex in Imphal on Monday.

The boxer was posted as a SAI coach at its Imphal centre since December last year.

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