Olympian Wrestler Sushil Kumar, Aide Nabbed By Delhi Police From Punjab

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New Delhi: Olympic medalist wrestler Sushil Kumar, who was wanted in connection with the Chhatrasal Stadium brawl leading to the death of a wrestler, has been arrested by Delhi Police today.

Delhi Police arrested the wrestler along with his associate, Ajay Kumar, from Punjab. The 37-year-old Olympian and his aide Ajay will now be brought to Delhi for further interrogation. A police team, which conducted raids in Bhatinda, successfully nabbed the absconding wrestler, wanted for murder

The Delhi Police had announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for information leading to Sushil Kumar’s arrest and a reward of Rs 50,000 for the arrest of his associate Ajay Kumar.

The Olympic medalist wrestler Sushil Kumar has been on the run after the physical confrontation led to the death of wrestler Sagar Rana. While the wrestler 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.

Earlier, a Delhi court also refused to grant anticipatory bail to the wrestler. The court said that he looks to be prima facie the main conspirator and allegations against him are serious in nature.

A Delhi Court had issued non-bailable warrants against Sushil Kumar and six others. This came days after a lookout notice was issued against the wrestler in the case.

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