Conspiracy to defame me, says Indian wrestler a day after morphed photo circulated as video clip

Updated: Sep 19 2023 10:06PM

Chandigarh, Sep 19 (PTI) An Olympian wrestler on Tuesday claimed that she was a victim of a "big conspiracy" to defame her, a day after Haryana police arrested a man from Hisar for allegedly circulating a video with a morphed photo of the woman grappler on social media.

Police had on Monday clarified that the 30-second video clip had nothing to do with the woman wrestler, whose name the accused had used while circulating it.

The accused, Amit, who belongs to Hisar district, was arrested in Barwala after the wrestler's father lodged a complaint with the Jind police, Jind's deputy superintendent of police, Ravi Khundia, had said on Monday.