New Delhi: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar and one other particular person had been arrested on Sunday in reference to the Chhatrasal Stadium brawl case that led to the demise of a wrestler right here, officers stated.
Kumar (38) and his affiliate Ajay, alias Sunil, (48) had been arrested from Mundka, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Particular Cell) P S Kushwah stated.
The case pertains to the Could 4 incident on the stadium by which wrestler Sagar Rana died and two of his associates, Sonu and Amit Kumar, had been injured after they had been allegedly assaulted by Sushil Kumar and different wrestlers.
The Delhi Police had introduced a reward of Rs one lakh for info 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 principle conspirator and allegations towards him had been critical in nature. Non-bailable warrants had 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 underneath sections 302 (homicide), 308 (culpable murder), 365 (kidnapping), 325 (inflicting grievous damage), 323 (voluntarily inflicting damage), 341 (wrongful restraint) and 506 (prison intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
It was additionally registered underneath sections 188 (Disobedience to order by public servant), 269 (negligent act prone to unfold an infection of illness), 120-B (prison conspiracy) and 34 (frequent intention) of the IPC and varied sections underneath the Arms Act.