New Delhi: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar and one other particular person have been arrested on Sunday in reference to the Chhatrasal Stadium brawl case that led to the loss of life of a wrestler right here, officers mentioned.
Kumar (38) and his affiliate Ajay, alias Sunil, (48) have been arrested from Mundka, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Particular Cell) P S Kushwah mentioned.
The case pertains to the Could 4 incident on the stadium through which wrestler Sagar Rana died and two of his mates, Sonu and Amit Kumar, have been injured after they have been allegedly assaulted by Sushil Kumar and different wrestlers.
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.
Earlier, a Delhi Court docket had refused to grant anticipatory bail to the Olympic medallist, saying he was prima facie the primary conspirator and allegations towards him have been critical 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.
The Delhi Police filed an FIR within the case beneath sections 302 (homicide), 308 (culpable murder), 365 (kidnapping), 325 (inflicting grievous harm), 323 (voluntarily inflicting harm), 341 (wrongful restraint) and 506 (prison intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
It was additionally registered beneath sections 188 (Disobedience to order by public servant), 269 (negligent act prone to unfold an infection of illness), 120-B (prison conspiracy) and 34 (widespread intention) of the IPC and numerous sections beneath the Arms Act.