In a huge success for Delhi Police, two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar has been arrested in the wrestler Sagar Dhankhar murder case. Sushil was nabbed along with his accomplice Ajay just outside the border of Punjab. Now preparations are being made to bring them to Delhi so that they can be questioned.
The postmortem report of wrestler Sagar , which took place at Chhatrasal Stadium, has been submitted to the police. The report suggests that Sagar succumbed to an injury after being hit by something heavy on his head. It is being suspected that an iron rod or a thick stick of wood might have been used in the crime.
Delhi police had announced reward of 1 lakh for information about Sushil Kumar
A court in Delhi had issued a non-bailable warrant, last week, against the Olympic medalist and Indian wrestling icon Sushil Kumar as well as nine others in the murder case of Sagar. Earlier, there was a lookout circular against Sushil Kumar and a non-bailable warrant was also issued. Further, there is a reward that has been announced for his arrest.
Also, special teams have been formed in order to trace down the wrestler along with the other suspects who are associated with the event. It is worth noting that a double-barrel gun which was loaded was also seized from the crime spot. Sushil had defended himself before being named as a suspect stating that the ones involved in the incident came from outside and that those inside had no role in it.
Just a day after a court in Delhi issued a non-bailable warrant against Sushil Kumar, a reward of Rs. 1 lakh has been announced for any person having information leading to the potential arrest of the wrestler. Sushil had earlier stated that he was ‘innocent of all wrongdoings’ and that the investigation was conducted ‘with a pre-determined and biased mindset’.
“Unfounded, baseless, scurrilous and preposterous allegations have been made against the applicant maliciously with the only motive to humiliate and injure the reputation of the applicant. The applicant should not be compelled to face harassment, ignominy and disgrace at the instance of baseless and unfounded allegations,” the bail application read.