International golfer Sujjan Singh booked for domestic violence

CHANDIGARH: international professional golfer Sujjan Singh has been booked by the Chandigarh police in a Domestic violence case presented by his wife Irina Brar , also an international golfer, police said Thursday.

Irina had filed a complaint of physical torture in November 2018 and Sujjan has been reserved under sections 406 and 498A of the Criminal Code of India (IPC).

A case was registered against Sujjan Singh after a through probe. Allegations against him were found substantiated during the investigation, a police official said.

Irina and Sujjan, both residents of Chandigarh, got married in 2010. In December, 2018, Irina filed a case of Domestic violence and maintenance at a local court against her husband.

Sujjan became a professional in 2005 and joined the professional Golf Tour of India, where he had two victories, while Irina dominated women's golf in India between 1999-2002 and 2004-2006.