IMPHAL, Apr 1: Imphal West Chief Judicial Magistrate has today framed a charge against ace boxer Ng Dingko Singh regarding the alleged assault of three weightlifting students of the Sports Authority of India.
During today’s hearing, the court framed a charge against Dingko Singh under section 323 (Punishment for voluntarily causing hurt) and 354 (Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of the Indian Penal Code.
Brought up in an orphanage, Dingko Singh rose to fame after winning Gold in the bantam weight boxing event at the 1998 Bangkok Asian Games after tasting his first international success in 1997 by winning the King’s Cup in Bangkok in his international debut.
Meanwhile, the court has also fixed the next hearing in the case for April 15. Dingko Singh is presently lodged at the Sajiwa Central Jail since January 17, 2014 for allegedly assaulting three weightlifting students on January 13, this year inside the SAI Special Area Games.
The Imphal police had submitted the charge sheet in the case some days back.