He played football.Now Jagpreet Singh and his cook Ravi were in jail facing the charge of raping a 14 –year-old girl inside his own apartment in Kolkata.
In this case,two more footballers-Jaspal Singh and Baldip Singh- were accused of raping the same girl at the same premise on Monday.
While Jagpreet and Jaspal played for the East Bengal,Baldip was a member of Prayag Football club.All three are from Hoshiarpur,Punjab.
According to the victim’s father ,Ravi called her to Jagpreet’s rented apartment where she was gangraped by four of them including Ravi.Her father is an employee at the apartment.
In his defence,accused Jagpreet had claimed that he was implicated in a false case since he was not present in the apartment where the victim was alleged to have been raped.But the police had rejected his claim as bogus and sounded alert to nab two other footballers who were evading arrest.