News Update Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar arrested in murder case

Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar arrested in murder case


New Delhi, May 23 (ILNS): India’s two-time Olympic medallist Wrestler Sushil Kumar, who was arrested this morning over his alleged involvement in the murder of a fellow wrestler in Delhi, will be presented before a Delhi Court at 4 pm.

The Olympian, wanted in the kidnapping and murder case of 23-year-old fellow Wrestler Sagar Dhankhar inside Chhatrasal Stadium in North-West Delhi, will be produced before Metropolitan Magistrate Divya Malhotra in Rohini Court.

Sushil and his accomplice Ajay Kumar were apprehended from North-West Delhi’s Mundka area this morning, police said. The accused had been absconding for about 20 days.

According to sources, on the intervening night of May 4 and 5, a quarrel broke out between some Wrestlers at Chhatrasal Stadium, which turned violent. The injured wrestlers had to be rushed to the Trauma Centre, Civil Lines, where one of the wrestlers, former junior national champion Sagar Rana, succumbed to his injuries.

Police were on the lookout for Sushil Kumar for his alleged involvement in the death. The Delhi Police had even announced a reward of ₹ one lakh for information leading to the arrest of Sushil Kumar. Another reward of ₹ 50,000 was announced on Ajay Kumar’s arrest. ILNS/SS/RJ


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