India’s 2020 Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist, wrestler Bajrang Punia, on December 13 alleged that the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) was using expired and outdated equipment while conducting doping tests on athletes.
Meanwhile, a Delhi court granted bail to Punia in a criminal defamation case filed by coach Naresh Dahiya. The latter accused Poonia of tarnishing his image by making a statement during the protest against union president Brij Bhushan Charan Singh.
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In his statement, Poonia said that Dahiya does not have any credibility to oppose the agitation as he is facing a rape case.
As a result, the district moved to court and Bonia was summoned in the case.
“Bajrang sought exemption from physical appearance and missed the first three hearings. He made his physical appearance today and the court granted him bail. The next hearing date is March 5,” lawyer Rajesh Kumar Rexwal, who represented the district, told PTI after the hearing. procedures.
With agency input.
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Published: 14 December 2023 03:09 PM IST