A First Information Report (FIR) used to be filed in opposition to big name badminton participant Lakshya Sen for age fraud in Bengaluru overdue on Thursday.
Lakshya, his father Dhirendra Kumar, brother Chirag, mom Nirmala and trainer U Vimal Kumar were charged with dishonest (Section 420), forgery (468), the usage of a cast record as authentic (471) and acts executed by way of a number of individuals of commonplace aim (34) underneath the Indian Penal Code (IPC). The criticism, a duplicate of which used to be reviewed by way of Hindustan Times, used to be filed by way of Nagaraja MG.
The complainant has alleged that the Sen circle of relatives and Kumar cast the start certificate for Lakshya and Chirag with the aim of enjoying age-category badminton tournaments since 2010.
At the junior degree, an overage participant enjoying in a definite age class event positive factors a herbal benefit in opposition to others. According to the Badminton World Federation (BWF), Lakshya is lately 21 years outdated with a start date of August 16, 2001. Chirag, however, is proven as 24 with a start date of July 22, 1998.
The FIR alleges that by way of successful fits and tournaments in age class occasions, Lakshya and Chirag were given advantages via the federal government, thereby defrauding the federal government and depriving a number of different gamers of Karnataka who performed of their proper age workforce.
The complainant has additional alleged that by way of doing so, the Sen circle of relatives and Kumar “spoiled” the skill of many youngsters, who’ve been cheated and disadvantaged of presidency amenities.
The FIR states that prison motion must be taken in opposition to the 5 accused. The police are lately investigating the topic.
The Sen circle of relatives in addition to Vimal Kumar had been unreachable in spite of repeated calls.
Lakshya used to be on Wednesday awarded the Arjuna on the Rashtrapati Bhavan for a stellar yr at the court docket. He is lately the highest-ranked Indian males’s singles shuttler on the earth at No 6.
After successful a bronze medal on the 2021 World Championships in Huelva, Spain, Lakshya began the yr brilliantly by way of successful the India Open right here in January. He adopted it up with two back-to-back finals on the German Open and All England Open in March.
He used to be a part of the ancient triumph of the Indian staff that received the distinguished Thomas Cup in May sooner than claiming the Commonwealth Games gold in Birmingham in August.
During his junior days, Lakshya received a silver medal on the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires and a bronze on the World Junior Championships at Markham, Canada, later that yr. He additionally received two medals on the Asia Junior Championships, a bronze in 2016 and gold in 2018.