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Olympian medallist Vijender took drugs five times: Police

Beijing Olympics bronze medallist Vijender Singh and his fellow boxer Ram Singh, a national champion, began using heroin for “fun” and obtained the drug--two gram each free of cost--at least four times from the now-arrested drug peddler, Anoop Singh Kahlon since December 2012.

chandigarh Updated: Mar 10, 2013 00:46 IST
Pawan Sharma
Pawan Sharma
Hindustantimes.com

Beijing Olympics bronze medallist Vijender Singh and his fellow boxer Ram Singh, a national champion, began using heroin for “fun” and obtained the drug--two gram each free of cost--at least four times from the now-arrested drug peddler, Anoop Singh Kahlon since December 2012.

In an exclusive interview to Hindustan Times on Saturday, Ram confessed having experimented with heroin along with Vijender, who is a Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and Padma Shri winner.

(For details read tomorrow's hindustantimes)

First Published: Mar 09, 2013 20:44 IST