Olympian Wrestler Sushil Kumar charged with murder at Delhi Stadium
The county's only athlete to have won two individual Olympic medals, Sushil Kumar was named in the FIR, police said
Sushil Kumar, a two-time Olympic medalist, is being investigated after his name was linked to a brawl that resulted in the death of a wrestler inside the Chhatrasal Stadium complex in north Delhi, police said on Wednesday.
A 23-year-old wrestler died and two of his friends were wounded, according to police, after they were allegedly violently assaulted by other wrestlers inside Chhatrasal Stadium in the city's northern outskirts.
The Model Town police station received details about firing inside the Chhatrasal Stadium on the night of Tuesday and Wednesday, police said. As police arrived, they discovered five cars abandoned in the stadium's parking lot.
During the investigation, it was discovered that a fight had broken out in the parking lot between Sushil Kumar, Ajay, Prince, Sonu, Sagar, Amit, and others. Following that, police at Model Town police station filed a case under specific parts of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Arms Act, according to a statement.
For treatment, the injured were transferred to BJRM Hospital. They were identified as Sagar, a Model Town resident, Amit Kumar, 27, a Rohtak, a Haryana resident, and Sonu, 35, a Sonipat, a Haryana resident, they reported.
"All five cars, as well as the crime scene, were examined. During the inspection, one Scorpio was discovered with a double-barrel loaded gun and five live bullets, as well as two wooden sticks."
"The five offending vehicles and guns were all confiscated. FSL forensic experts, Rohini, examined the crime scene further "Guriqbal Singh Sidhu, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northwest), said. And, during the inquiry, details about Sagar's death and Sonu's injury was obtained from the Civil Lines Trauma Centre, and sections 302, 365, and 120B of the IPC were reported, he said.
To track down the suspected perpetrators, several teams have been formed. Technical proof has been collected concerning this incident. According to police, the specifics of the recovered vehicles are also being collected from the relevant authority.
Under this incident, one Prince Dalal, 24, of Jhajjar, Haryana, was apprehended, along with a double-barreled gun, they said. According to police, two double-barreled guns, seven live bullets, two wooden sticks, and five cars were recovered.
According to official reports, the incident occurred as a result of a property dispute in the Model Town district. "Trespassing was not in this case. The perpetrators took the victims into the stadium and attacked them in the parking lot. Sushil Kumar was present at the time of the incident, but police are looking into his involvement in the assault" as per an official source.
Whereas, on the other hand, when contacted to comment on the matter, Sushil Kumar did not answer his phone.