Following the news of the arrest of the star Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar, a Whatsapp video about the alleged arrest of the fighter from the Delhi Poilice Specil cell went viral on various social media platforms. The authenticity of the video has not yet been confirmed by Delhi police or its employee.
A special police cell in Delhi has previously admitted to arresting fugitive star wrestler Sushil Kumar on Sunday in the case of the murder of wrestler Sagar Rana, after denying the announcement of his arrest earlier on Saturday.
The video was also uploaded to YouTube from the Delhi Let’s Play sports website (See below):
“Wrestler Sushil Kumar has been arrested by a Special Cell team,” Niraj Thakur, Special CP-Special Cell, told ANI.
The report further quoted Delhi police as saying: “A team from a special cell group led by Inspector Shivkumar, Inspector Karambir and ACP-controlled Atar Singh arrested Sushil Kumar and Ajay from the Mundka area of Delhi in connection with the murder of 23- one-year-old Sagar Rana at Chatrasal Stadium. “
A day earlier, IANS reported that Sushil Kumar had been arrested by Jalandhar. Later, however, the reports were refuted by Delhi police, but confirmed that their police team was already in Punjab; expected to catch the fighter.
“Fighter Sushil Kumar has not yet been arrested. A Delhi police team is present in the Punjab,” a senior Delhi police officer told ANI.
To restore readers’ memory, on May 4, two groups of fighters clashed at Chhatrasal Stadium, killing 23-year-old Sagar Rana from injuries he sustained during the brawl.
Since then, Sushil Kumar, the main accused in leading the fight, has been on the run. And last week the police in Delhi announced a cash prize of 1 nail polish for a famous fighter
It is reported that on May 18, Kumar filed a bail in the court of Rohini in New Delhi, but the court rejected his request for bail.