Sagar Murder Case: Delhi High Court rejects Petitions of Sushil Kumar's mother
The hearing of the mother of Olympian Sushil Kumar, arrested in connection with the murder of wrestler Sagar Dhankhar at the Chhatrasal Stadium, was heard in the Delhi High Court on Friday.
New Delhi: The hearing of the mother of Olympian Sushil Kumar, arrested in connection with the murder of wrestler Sagar Dhankhar at the Chhatrasal Stadium, was heard in the Delhi High Court on Friday.
Delhi court rejects plea:
The mother of the murder accused wrestler Sushil had demanded a ban on media trials in the case. The Delhi High Court has refused to issue any order on the petition. The petitioner's counsel demanded the court to order a stay on the media trial. He argued that this is violating article 19 (personal freedom).
Sushil Kumar under Police custody:
The petitioner said that Sushil Kumar is a gold medalist and he has proudly named India above the Olympics. While giving the order, the Delhi High Court said that there is no basis for hearing in this petition. Therefore no order can be issued on it. Let us tell you that Sushil Kumar has been accused of killing the young wrestler Sagar Dhankhar. The Delhi Police has arrested him.
During the six-day police remand, Crime Branch officials are constantly interrogating Sushil Kumar and his accomplice arrested along with Ajay Bakkarwala, but Sushil is not cooperating in the interrogation. Sushil Kumar is repeatedly saying that he did not intentionally kill his junior Sagar Dhankar.
The Delhi Police had recently announced a reward of ₹1 lakh for any information that leads to the arrest of wrestler Sushil Kumar, who was on the run. Also, a reward of ₹50,000 was announced for Ajay, who is also on the run in the same case, Delhi Police officials said. A brawl among wrestlers was reported on 4 May in which some wrestlers were injured and they to be admitted to a hospital and one of them died during treatment.
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