Commonwealth Games shame: Indian officials arrested for assault in Glasgow

Commonwealth Games 2014

When Indian athletes are sweating to keep the Tricolour flying high in Commonwealth Games, Indian Olympic officals have brought shame. 

According to reports, two senior officials were arrested for assault. 

The Times of India said,”IOA general secretary Rajiv Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik were reportedly arrested on charges of alleged assault by the police in Glasgow on Saturday.”

The Hindustan Times too confirmed the report with its correspondent in Glasgow reporting, “The police said two male members – aged 45 and 49 – were arrested on charges of alleged assault; one of them in the Glasgow city centre and the other in the west of the city.

As per standard practice, Police Scotland did not reveal their names, or give further details of the incidents that led to their arrest.”

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