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No WFI probe yet into Verma death

DNMUM394303 | 8/11/2017 | Author : Rutvick Mehta | WC :168

Mumbai: The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) is yet to launch an inquiry into the death of national-level wrestler Vishal Kumar Verma.
The 25-year-old promising wrestler from Jharkhard died on Tuesday after being electrocuted in a water-logged Jaipal Singh Stadium in Ranchi, which hosts the Jharkhand State Wrestling Association (JSWA).
WFI assistant secretary Vinod Tomar said the WFI hasn’t yet spoken to officials of the JSWA to question about the tragic incident, adding that the federation will launch an inquiry only after that.
“We haven’t asked them (JSWA) anything yet. Once we ask them the reasons of this incident, we will send relevant notices,” Tomar said.
“Our federation will get in touch with the Jharkhand asso
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