Boxer Vijender’s friend Ram Singh arrested by Punjab police

Zeenews Sports Bureau

Mohali: Indian pugilist and Olympic Bronze-medallist Vijender’s friend and fellow boxer Ram Singh was arrested, by the Punjab police in the Heroine-haul case in Fatehgarh Sahib on Wednesday.

While Vijender has maintained his denial on drug consumption, Ram Singh confessed that he and Vijender had consumed the contraband several times, which was regularly supplied to them by Kahlon.

The investigation concluded that Vijendar and Ram Singh had established contact with Anoop Singh Kahlon, a Canadian drug dealer. According to reports, Vijendar and Ram Singh had consumed Heroine nine times and five times, respectively. The raid at Kahlon’s residence had recovered 26 kgs of Heroine, worth Rs 130 crores.

Meanwhile, the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) took Vijendar’s hair and blood samples to test Heroine consumption, after Vijender stated that he will give the samples to anyone but the Punjab police.

with PTI inputs