Wrestler homicide case: Probe reveals victims overwhelmed for 40 minutes by Sushil Kumar, others - rctim.com

Wrestler homicide case: Probe reveals victims overwhelmed for 40 minutes by Sushil Kumar, others - rctim.com

Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar and his associates beat up former junior nationwide wrestling champion Sagar Dhankar and others with sticks, hockey and baseball bat for 30-40 minutes after bolting the gate of Chhatrasal Stadium from inside, in accordance with the Delhi Police cost sheet within the homicide case.

Dhankar and his 4 associates had been allegedly assaulted by Kumar and others on the stadium on the intervening evening of Could 4 and 5 over a property dispute. Sagar succumbed to accidents later.

Police investigation confirmed that Sagar and his associates had been kidnapped from two completely different places in Delhi and dropped at the stadium, following which its gate was locked from inside, and the safety guards had been requested to depart.

“On the stadium, all of the victims had been confined and overwhelmed mercilessly by all of the accused. All of the victims had been overwhelmed for round 30-40 minutes with ‘lathis’, ‘dandas’, hockey sticks, baseball bats, and many others,” the police stated within the last report, which runs into over 1,000-pages.

The Crime Department, which is tasked with investigating the case, additionally revealed that a few of the accused carried firearms and threatened the victims with dire penalties.

In the meantime, one of many victims managed to flee from the spot and made a name to the police, following which the native police and PCR van workers reached the stadium.

“Because the accused heard the voice of the police siren, they took Sagar and Sonu to the basement of the stadium. The accused left each the victims injured there and ran away from the spot,” the probe reveals.

In line with the autopsy report, the reason for Dhankar’s loss of life was “cerebral harm ensuing from blunt object influence”.

5 autos had been seized from Kumar and his associates. A double-barrel gun and 5 dwell cartridges had been additionally recovered from the again seat of one of many autos.

On Monday, the Crime Department filed a cost sheet towards Kumar and 12 others within the homicide case, during which it named the Olympic wrestler as the primary accused.

Within the cost sheet, the police relied on the oral dying declaration of the deceased, scientific proof together with places of the accused, CCTV footage, weapons, and autos recovered from the spot.

“From the fabric collected through the investigation to date exactly talked about above, there may be ample materials towards the accused individuals,” it acknowledged, in search of their prosecution underneath 22 offences of the Indian Penal Code. 

The cost sheet mentions the names of 155 prosecution witnesses, together with 4 individuals who had been injured through the brawl.

Delhi Police had filed an FIR towards the accused for offences reminiscent of homicide, try to homicide, culpable murder, legal conspiracy, kidnapping, theft, rioting amongst others. PTI


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