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Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar arrested in murder case

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Last updated on: May 23, 2021 10:35 IST
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IMAGE: Sushil Kumar, India's only athlete to have won two individual Olympic medals, has been absconding after his name emerged in connection with a brawl that led to the death of 23-year-old wrestler Sagar Rana on May 4. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar and another person were arrested on Sunday in connection with the Chhatrasal Stadium brawl case that led to the death of a wrestler in New Delhi, officials said on Sunday.

 

Kumar, 38, and his associate Ajay, alias Sunil, (48) were arrested from Mundka, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) P S Kushwah said.

Earlier, the Delhi Police had announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for information leading to the arrest of Sushil Kumar, who was on the run.

Another reward of Rs 50,000 was announced for Ajay Kumar's arrest.

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