Tennis Coach Charged For Raping Teen Player In Rajasthan: Police

According to a complaint filed by the girl, the coach would call her to Jaipur's Sawai Man Singh Stadium for training and sexually assault her.

Tennis Coach Charged For Raping Teen Player In Rajasthan: Police

The man allegedly raped her on the pretext of selecting her for a tournament (Representational)

Jaipur:

A lawn tennis coach at a sports training centre in Jaipur allegedly raped a 17-year-old player on the pretext of selecting her for a domestic tournament, the police said on Tuesday.

According to a complaint filed by the girl, coach Gaurang Nalwaya would call her to the Sawai Man Singh (SMS) Stadium in Jaipur for training and sexually assault her.

On the latest instance, the coach allegedly raped her on the pretext of selecting her for a tournament in Udaipur, the police said.

"A case has been lodged against the coach. Investigation into the complaint has been initiated and a search is on for the accused," police officer Saroj Dhayal said.

Gaurang Nalwaya has been serving at the state government-run facility since 2012. The girl began training there in 2019 and has participated in several tournaments outside Jaipur, the police said.