KANPUR: In a dreadful incident in Akhilesh Yadav’s Uttar Pradesh, a national Kabaddi player was reportedly abused and assaulted by a group of local men in Kanpur.

According to the reports, the player was abused and thrashed over a small issue. The attack even fractured her nose.

“Some locals mistreated me in the village as I returned home a month back. Around 12 boys with their faces covered came and started abusing me on June 12. They even assaulted me,” informed Dolly Singh adding that she received severe injuries after the attack.

“They did so because I complained against them,” she added.

The police and the Uttar Pradesh government have assured of a strict action within 24 hours against the accused.

“The charges have been framed. Arrests shall be made accordingly,” said Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Sharad Mathur.