NEW DELHI: A British woman, who claims to be the fiancée of Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh, has filed a police complaint alleging that he, along with his brother, harassed her physically and mentally.
She alleged that after she got pregnant with Sardar’s child, the latter forced her to abort the child.
“I have been in a relationship with Sardar Singh for last four years. I have been engaged to him for last two years. After engagement, Sardar forced me to be in a physical relationship on the terms that we are going to get married,” the complainant told ANI.
“Our relationship developed and within a year of 2015 he got me pregnant. After consulting with Sardar on this matter, he refused to speak to me and was adamant that I should abort the child right away,” she added.
The complainant further said that after Sardar forced her to abort the child following which she returned to UK and consulted her family.
“I was left with no other option but to abort this child against my will. After this matter, Sardar abandoned me, he doesn’t speak to me, has no contacts with me. He actually denied the fact that I am his fiancée when it is a world known matter,” she said.
“After being physically and mentally harassed by Sardar Singh, as a woman it’s not fair that I should take this abuse and not just by him but by his elder brother as well as him,” she added.
She also said that she has filed an FIR.
Meanwhile, Sardar’s family members have alleged the entire episode to be a conspiracy to malign his image and ruin his career.
Sardar has said that he would confront all allegations soon.
The veteran midfielder, who has hinted at taking legal recourse, has also denied sexual harassment charges.