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Chhatrasal Stadium murder: Delhi Police to file first chargesheet naming 12 including Olympian Sushil Kumar today

11:18 AM Aug 02, 2021 | ANI

New Delhi: Delhi Police will submit its first chargesheet in the Sagar Dhankar murder case today, informed police. The chargesheet mentions the names of around 12 accused, including wrestler Sushil Kumar.

As per the sources, Delhi Police have over 50 witnesses in the case and is waiting for the forensic report from the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL).

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Delhi Police's Special Cell on July 22 arrested Surjeet Grewal, an accused in the murder case of wrestler Sagar Dhankar. The accused is said to be a close associate of wrestler Sushil Kumar, who was earlier arrested as a prime suspect in the alleged murder of Sagar Dhankar. On June 16, Delhi Police arrested judo coach Subhash in connection with the murder.

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Sushil Kumar and his associate Ajay Bakkarwala were arrested by a team of Special Cell, Delhi Police on May 23 from the Mundka area of the national capital and are now under judicial custody. Kumar is currently lodged in judicial custody, and lodged in Tihar jail, as the prime accused in the Sagar Dhankar murder case.

An incident of a brawl among wrestlers at Delhi's Chhatrasal stadium was reported on May 4 in which some wrestlers were injured and they had to be admitted to a hospital. Sagar DhankarDhankar was allegedly thrashed by several people in the Chhatrasal Stadium over a minor tiff. He later succcumbed to his injuries.

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