Wrestler murder case: More trouble for Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, Delhi Police issues lookout notice

By   - 11/05/2021

Wrestler Murder Case: Delhi Police on Monday issued a look-out notice against two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, who is on a run after being named in the murder of a 23-year-old former junior national champion in North West Delhi’s Chhatrasal Stadium.

Sagar Dhankad was beaten to death during a brawl at the Stadium’s parking area. An FIR of murder, criminal conspiracy and abduction was registered against Kumar.

According to the IndiaToday report, the wrestler left for Haridwar and then Rishikesh after the incident. He stayed at an ashram in Haridwar. Later, he returned to Delhi and is now constantly changing locations in Haryana.

The victims have alleged the 2010 world champion was present at the spot when the incident took place. The victims in their statement added that Sushil and his associates abducted Dhankad from his house in Model Town to teach him a lesson for bad-mouthing him in front of other wrestlers, police said.

According to police FIR, the brawl took place between Kumar, Prince, Ajay, Sonu, Dhankad, Amit and others in the parking area.

Thereafter, police registered a case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Arms Act at Model Town police station in this regard, they said in a statement.

“The crime scene as well as all the five vehicles were inspected. During the inspection, one double barrel loaded gun with five live cartridges were found in one Scorpio and two wooden sticks were also recovered from the spot.

“All the five vehicles and weapons of offence were seized. The crime scene was further inspected by forensic experts of FSL, Rohini,” Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (northwest) Guriqbal Singh Sidhu said.

During the investigation, information regarding the death of Dhankar and injury to Sonu was received from Trauma Centre, Civil Lines, following which sections 302, 365, 120B of the IPC were registered, he said.

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