The Indian team at the ongoing Commonwealth Games has been involved in a controversy with the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Secretary General Rajiv Mehta and wrestling referee Virender Malik both been arrested on seperate charges.
According to reports, Virender Mehta was arrested for drunk-driving while Malik has been accused of much more serious charges of sexual harassment. Media reports also said that the Scotland Yard spokesman released a statement stating that two men aged 45 and 49 members have been arrested on various charges. Both of the officials will be produced in court tomorrow.
These two officials are not a part of the 215-member team of India which has been residing at the in the village. The two reportedly stayed at a local hotel.
On the word hand, the Indian contingent at the Commonwealth Games has had a successful tally of medals and making the nation proud. With 14 Gold Medals, 28 Silver medals and 19 bronze medals, a total of 61 medals puts India in the 5th place of the Medal standings only behind England, Australia, Canada and home nation Scotland.