Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Tamil Nadu boxing official arrested for sexual harassment

Chennai, March 1 : Tamil Nadu Boxing Association (TNBA) secretary A.K. Karunakaran was arrested from his home here Tuesday after a woman pugilist accused him of demanding sexual favours, police said.

A local court sent him to 15 days' judicial custody.

At the court premises, supporters of the woman boxer manhandled Karunakaran and his assistant. The police, however, escorted them to safety.

The woman boxer was not selected for the Tamil Nadu team which participated in the just-concluded National Games in Ranchi.


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