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.
A stringent action will be taken through Sports Authority. Firstly, it's a heinous crime of serious nature so I'll urge the Police to take stringent penal action against the coach urgently. https://t.co/M4K9ffHST9
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) September 4, 2019
“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.