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Boxing coach repeatedly rapes his 19-year-old girl student in Kolkata

Boxing coach rapes his student, a 19-year-old who trains at his academy in Sonepat

Boxing coach repeatedly rapes his 19-year-old girl student in Kolkata
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The Bridge Desk

Published: 18 March 2020 6:19 AM GMT

A boxing coach has repeatedly raped his 19-year old student who trains at his academy in Sonepat between February end to early March.

It was a private competition where the students of the academy participated in and rapes took place at their accommodation in Kolkata and while on Delhi in a train.

Harendra Singh, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Railways), identified the arrested coach as 28-year-old Sandeep Malik. “He runs a boxing academy named Sandeep Malik Boxing Club in Sonepat,” the senior police officer said in a report by Hindustan Times.

The repeated rapes began on February 27 when Malik was accompanying some of his students to Kolkata to have them represent Haryana in a national boxing competition, ‘3rd Bengal Boxing Classic 2020’ - scheduled from February 29 to March 3, the DCP said.

Boxing Coach He runs a boxing academy named Sandeep Malik Boxing Club in Sonepat. (Photo: News State)

The rape survivor is one of the many players who train at the academy at as the officials are still searching if there are other students who had to go through all of this. The man has been identified as Sandeep Malik who has been arrested now.

"The local police registered a zero FIR and referred the case to the Delhi Railway Police since the rapes had begun in a train in the national capital. The woman was also medically examined and her statement recorded in front of her magistrate in court where she reaffirmed her allegations," said the DCP.

The coach is married and has two children and confessed to his crime upon his arrest.

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