Delhi police arrest Olympian Sushil Kumar in the Wrestler murder case

The Delhi Police on Saturday arrested two-time Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar and his right hand Ajay, accused in the case Sagar Rana’s murder.

The Delhi Police has caught both of them in Punjab and currently, preparations are being made to bring them to Delhi so that they can be questioned, according to the reports of Jagran Wrestler

Sagar Rana died, while two of his friends Sonu and Amit Kumar got injured, after they were allegedly assaulted by Sushil Kumar and other wrestlers on May 4 night, at the stadium premises in the national capital. While dismissing Sushil Kumar’s pre-arrest bail, the judge noted that “the allegations against the accused are serious in nature. From the perusal of record of investigation so far, it reveals that prima facie the accused is the main conspirator”.

Delhi Police issued a look-out notice and a non-bailable warrant for the absconding wrestler and announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for information on his whereabouts. 

Apart from the reward on wrestler Sushil Kumar, Rs. 50,000 reward has been announced by the Delhi Police for Ajay who is another absconding accused in this case. A Delhi Court on Saturday had issued non-bailable warrants against Sushil and six others in connection with the brawl. The police have already recorded the statements of the victims allegedly involved in the brawl.

Delhi Police took possession of all the footage from the toll plaza and examined it and was engaged in tracing its location. Meanwhile, news of his hiding in Haridwar was also in the news in the media. However, eventually the police managed to catch him from Punjab.