Delhi Police on Monday announced Rs 1 lakh cash reward for information leading to the arrest of Sushil Kumar. The two-time Olympic medalist has been on the run since the murder of 23-year-old wrestler Sagar Rana earlier this month.
Sushil Kumar has been on the run since the death of 23-year-old wrestler, Sagar Rana in Delhi (AFP Photo)
- Sushil Kumar has been on the run since the death of 23-year-old wrestler Sagar Rana
- An FIR of murder, abduction and criminal conspiracy was registered against Sushil
- A Delhi court had issued non-bailable warrants against Sushil on Saturday
Delhi Police on Monday announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for information that would lead to the arrest of India’s two-time Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar in connection with the murder of 23-year-old wrestler, Sagar Rana, in Delhi. Rs 50 lakh cash reward has been announced for information about Sushil’s associate Ajay Kumar.
Sushil Kumar has been on the run since the death of Sagar Rana on May 5. An FIR of murder, abduction and criminal conspiracy was registered against the senior wrestler. Notably, Delhi’s Rohini court has issued non-bailable warrants against Sushil on Saturday.
Earlier, Delhi Police had returned empty-handed after raiding his house. It has emerged that Sushil went to Haridwar and then to Rishikesh while trying to escape an arrest. Raids were being conducted in the Delhi-NCR region and neighbouring states to nab him.
Sagar Rama, who had been training at the iconic Chhatrasal Stadium, died while two of his friends got injured after they were allegedly assaulted by Sushil Kumar and some other wrestlers on May 4, at the Chhatrasal Stadium premises in Delhi.
Victims in the case have alleged that Sushil Kumar was present at the spot when the incident took place. The victims, in their statements, have alleged that Sushil and his associates abducted Sagar from his house in Model Town to teach him a lesson for bad-mouthing him in front of other wrestlers, police had said.
Last week, police issued a ‘Look-out Circular’ (LoC) against Sushil Kumar.
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