Wrestler Sushil Kumar, India’s two-time Olympic medallist, was arrested this morning over alleged involvement within the homicide of a fellow wrestler in Delhi. He had been evading arrest for practically 20 days, Delhi police stated.
Sushil Kumar was arrested together with a co-accused from northwest Delhi’s Mundka, police officers stated.
Police have been looking out for Sushil Kumar for his alleged involvement within the loss of life of a 23-year-old wrestler at a stadium in Delhi.
“A staff of Particular Cell led by Inspector Shivkumar, Inspector Karambir and supervised by ACP Attar Singh has arrested Sushil Kumar and Ajay from Mundka space of Delhi in reference to the killing of 23-year-old Sagar Rana at Chhatrasal Stadium,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Particular Cell) P S Kushwah stated.
Based on police, Sushil Kumar and his associates assaulted fellow wrestler Sagar Rana, 23, and his two pals on Might 4 on the nationwide capital’s Chhatrasal Stadium. All three needed to be hospitalised. Mr Rana later died of his accidents.
The Delhi Police had introduced a reward of Rs one lakh for data resulting in the arrest of Sushil Kumar, who had since been on the run.
One other reward of Rs 50,000 was introduced for Ajay Kumar’s arrest.
Police have been raiding a number of locations in Delhi and its surrounding cities, and neighbouring states, to arrest the champion wrestler.
On Might 18, Sushil Kumar had approached the Rohini courtroom searching for safety from arrest, claiming that the probe towards him was biased and that no accidents prompted to the sufferer have been attributable to him. The courtroom, nonetheless, dismissed his anticipatory bail plea, saying he was “prima facie the primary conspirator” and allegations towards him have been severe in nature.
Non-bailable warrants have been issued towards him and 6 others. This got here days after a lookout discover was issued towards the wrestler.
Sushil Kumar gained a bronze medal in 2008 Beijing Olympics and a silver medal in 2012 London Olympics.