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Maharashtra: Sprinter Sneha Singh allegedly manhandled by hotel staff, FIR lodged

ANI | Updated: Apr 17, 2019 11:42 IST

Raigad (Maharashtra), [India], Apr 17 (ANI): Sprinter Sneha Singh has filed a complaint against three hotel workers for allegedly manhandling her and her associates at Khopoli in Raigad district, police said on Wednesday.
In her complaint, Sneha said three staff members at Vitthal Hotel misbehaved with her and two co-runners Prahlad Singh and Sameer Singh on April 16.
The three sprinters went to the hotel's restaurant for dinner where a scuffle broke out between them and the hotel staff over payment of the bill. Following this, Sneha lodged a complaint at Khopoli police station.
Police have lodged an FIR in the case as 'non-cognizable office' under Indian Penal Code sections 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt), 504 (intentional insult) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention). 
Also, proceedings have been initiated against accused under sections 107 and 116 (3) under the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC).
Sneha, who is a staunch supporter of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, had participated in ‘Run For Namo Again’ campaign. The campaign was launched in 50 cities across India to garner support for the incumbent Prime Minister in the run-up to the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. (ANI)