Press Esc to close
Friday 04 September 2015
News updated at 3:39 PM IST
Weather
Max: 34°C
Min : 22°C
In Bengaluru
Rain lightly

Drug haul: Police not to accept Vijender's NADA dope report

Chandigarh, Apr 4, 2013, (PTI):

 Punjab Police today said it will not accept report of the dope test on Olympian boxer Vijender conducted by the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) as it has no legal validity.

After refusing to give samples to Punjab Police, Vijender, whose name cropped up in the high-profile Zirakpur drug haul, had yesterday made himself available for an out-of-competition dope test by NADA officials.

Fatehgarh Sahib SSP H S Mann said the police cannot accept the NADA test report "as it has no legal validity."

"The investigating officer has to get the tests done under legal provisions available in CrPC and IPC," Mann said, adding police will take legal steps to get samples from the boxer.

Asked about possible arrest of Vijender in connection with the case, Mann said he could not say anything at the moment.

"Everything depends on the investigation of the case and role of different suspects emerging in it," he said.

Meanwhile Vijender's sparring partner Ram Singh, arrested last night after over three weeks of day-to-day interrogation, was today remanded in police custody till April 7.

He was the 16th accused to be arrested following recovery of 26 kg of heroin from the house of a Canada-based NRI Anoop Singh Kahlon at Zirakpur in Mohali last month. 


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
An Indian one-horned rhinoceros wades through flood waters at Kaziranga...

An Indian one-horned rhinoceros wades through flood waters at Kaziranga...

The river Bheem which is the major water source for HK region is seen flowing in low level...

The river Bheem which is the major water source for HK region is seen flowing in low level...

Dragon Boat Race Championship...

Dragon Boat Race Championship...

Shri Krishna Janmbhoomi temple on the eve of Krishna Janmashtami Festival in Mathura...

Shri Krishna Janmbhoomi temple on the eve of Krishna Janmashtami Festival in Mathura...

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut and Imran Khan during promotion of film 'Katti Batti' in Mumbai...

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut and Imran Khan during promotion of film 'Katti Batti' in Mumbai...

An artist preparing idols of Lord Ganesh in Jodhpur on Thursday...

An artist preparing idols of Lord Ganesh in Jodhpur on Thursday...

11th India -UAE Joint Commission Meeting...

11th India -UAE Joint Commission Meeting...

Farmers waiting for the buyers with the bags of onians at APMC Yard Yeshwanthpur...

Farmers waiting for the buyers with the bags of onians at APMC Yard Yeshwanthpur...

A traffic policeman displays the newly launched app 'Public Eye'...

A traffic policeman displays the newly launched app 'Public Eye'...

Launch of Mercedes-AMG C 63 S...

Launch of Mercedes-AMG C 63 S...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523