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Sonali Phogat files case against sister, brother-in-law for assaulting, giving death threats

Phogat had recently contested the assembly elections in Haryana on a BJP ticket from Adampur.

Published: 30th October 2019 03:34 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th October 2019 03:34 PM   |  A+A-

Haryana BJP candidate Sonali Phogat

Sonali Phogat was contesting the assembly elections in Haryana on a BJP ticket from Adampur. (Photo | ANI)

By ANI

FATEHABAD: TikTok star Sonali Phogat has filed a case against her sister and brother-in-law for allegedly assaulting and giving her death threats, said a police official on Wednesday.

Phogat had recently contested the assembly elections in Haryana on a BJP ticket from Adampur.

According to the police, on the basis of Phogat's complaint a case has been registered against her sister-in-law Rukesh and brother-in-law Aman Puniya, under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

"We have received a complaint on behalf of Sonali Phogat, where she has accused Rukesh Aman Puniya of assaulting and giving her life threats," said Prahlad Singh, Station House Officer (SHO), Sadar Police Station.

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In the complaint, Phogat has claimed that the incident occurred last night when she visited her place in Bhuthan Kalan and a large number of party workers had come to meet her.

"Her sister and brother-in-law had also come to see her and during a quarrel, they gave death threats. The accused will be arrested soon and further action will be taken," Singh added.

According to the police official, the quarrel occurred because of a family feud and no political reason behind the clash has been revealed so far.

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