The Rohini court reserved the verdict on the extension of police remand of Olympian Sushil Kumar, accused of killing young wrestler Sagar Rana. Delhi Police on Wednesday produced Sushil in Rohini court and sought extension of his remand for three days. Kumar’s counsel opposed this and argued that the time given to the police for questioning was sufficient. After hearing the arguments of both the sides, the court reserved the decision.
In this case, a day before the Delhi Police has suspended the license of his arms. According to informed sources in Delhi Police related to his case, Delhi Police has sent a notice to Kumar for cancellation of his arms licence, which was issued to him in 2012. 10 days have been given to reply to the notice.
Dhankhar died on the night of May 4 during a fight at Chhatrasal Stadium. Kumar was arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police on May 24 after absconding from Delhi along with his aide Ajay for 18 days. On Sunday, Crime Branch officials took Sushil Kumar to Haridwar in Uttarakhand to investigate where he had taken shelter while on the run.
Police team also tried to trace Kunar’s clothes and mobile phone in Haridwar. The Delhi Police has so far arrested nine people in this case, including Navraj Bawana and several members of the Kala Asoda gang. Sushil Kumar won a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games.