Woman athlete arrested on ‘rape’ charges
SEE ALSO :Class 8 pupil dies in ocean"I have undergone numerous tests in my career as an athlete. Why should I agree to more ridiculous tests?" The Times of India quoted her as saying. Ms Pramanik had won gold medal in the 4x400m relay in the 2006 Doha Asiad and silver medal in the same event at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games. She also won three gold medals in the 2006 SAF Games in Colombo when she won the 400m, 800m and 4x400m relay events. She was arrested on Thursday and appeared in court. "The complaint stated that the woman athlete was a male and has been cohabiting with her for the past several months with a promise to marry her, but later denied," Press Trust of India quoted a senior police officer in Baguihati town as saying.
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