Chandigarh: Haryana police yesterday warned of action against Olympic bronze-medallist boxer Vijender Singh if he failed to seek permission from the state government for turning professional.
"He (Vijender) is a government servant and he cannot accept another employment. Without government's permission, how he can accept money from other place," Haryana Additional DGP (Administration) KK Sharma said.
"If he does so on his own, then action can be taken against him," he further said.
Sharma said Vijender could be discharged from services if he fails to get permission from the government.
He said that Haryana Police does not have any official intimation about Vijendar turning pro. He was currently on probation and yet to complete his training.