Goa swimming team coach sacked for molesting minor

Panaji: Goa chief swimming coach Surajit Ghosh has been sacked after a video of him allegedly molesting a minor girl surfaced on social media.

Swimming Federation of India President Digambar Kamat confirmed on Thursday that Ghosh’s services have been terminated after the video surfaced on Twitter.

“We have taken suo moto action based on the video,” Kamat told IANS.

According to a Telegraph report, Ghosh had won 12 medals in international swimming competitions with the first coming at the Asian Swimming Championships in Hong Kong in 1984.