Practically two weeks after a former junior nationwide wrestling champion Sagar Rana was murdered exterior the car parking zone of New Delhi’s Chhatrasal stadium, the Delhi Police have introduced a reward of Rs. 1 lakh for any data that results in the arrest of two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, who’s on the run. A reward of Rs 50,000 has additionally been positioned on Sushil’s affiliate, Ajay Kumar, who’s a bodily schooling instructor.
“We’ve got introduced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for data resulting in his arrest of Sushil and Rs 50,000 on Ajay,” DCP (north-west) Usha Rangrani informed The Indian Specific.
The Police reward comes two days after a Delhi court docket had issued non-bailable warrants in opposition to Sushil and 9 others in reference to the homicide of Rana. The police had earlier issued a look-out-circular (LoC) in opposition to him.
On Might 4, Sagar Rana, who had competed within the 97-kg Greco-Roman class, was crushed to dying in a conflict involving two teams. Sushil Kumar has been on the run since, after an FIR was registered in opposition to him beneath IPC sections 302 (homicide), abduction (365), and 120-B (legal conspiracy) at Mannequin City police station.
“Within the preliminary probe, it has come out that… Sushil Pehelwan (Kumar) and his aides dedicated this crime…,” the FIR learn.
Sushil has denied he had something to do with the incident. “They weren’t our wrestlers, it occurred late final night time. We’ve got knowledgeable police officers that some unknown individuals jumped into our premises and fought. No connection of our stadium with this incident,” Sushil informed ANI a day after the incident. He has remained incommunicado since then.