Swimming coach molests 15-year-old swimmer, Rijiju sacks him via Twitter

Hyderabad: A swimming coach has allegedly molested a 15-year-old swimmer in West Bengal. Writer/director, Vinod Kapri took to Twitter to share a few images of the coach and the swimmer.

He wrote, “This needs your immediate ATTENTION Sir @kirenrijiju. Swimming coach Surajit Ganguly is allegedly molesting 15-year-old swimmer. Just saw the disturbing video. Can’t share here. (sic)”

The coach has been identified as Surajit Ganguly an ex-railway employee who at present, resides in Goa, Mapusa.

Union youth affairs and sports minister, Kiren Rijiju respond to Vinod’s tweet and ordered for stringent action against the coach.

Mr Rijiju wrote, “Stringent action will be taken through Sports Authority. Firstly, it’s a heinous crime of serious nature so I’ll urge the police to take stringent penal action against the coach urgently (sic).”

In another tweet he went on to write, “I’ve taken a strong view of the incident. The Goa Swimming Association has terminated the contract of coach Surajit Ganguly. I’m asking the Swimming Federation of India to ensure that this coach is not employed anywhere in India. This applies to all Federations and disciplines (sic),”

Anurag Mallick

A sports enthusiast, Anurag Mallick is currently working with Newsmeter as a reporter. He is a mass communication graduate from Loyola Academy. He is also a budding presenter and loves talking in front of the camera. His future aim is to discuss cricket professionally. He has earlier interned with a YouTube Channel, "Hind ki Pukaar" where he spoke on various topics infront of the camera. He has also interned with "WrytIn", a content writing platform, where he wrote articles on sports & entertainment. "Lights, Camera, Cricket" is what sums him up. He also loves playing cricket and other sports like Badminton & Volleyball.

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