DELHI: Sushil Kumar arrested by Delhi Police from Mundka on Sunday in connection with the murder of former international wrestler Sagar Dhankar inside Chhatrasal Stadium in Delhi.
He was on the run for over a days. Sushil Kumar’s associate has been arrested as well.
Police have found that the fight took place over a flat owned by Sushil in Model Town in which the deceased wrestler had previously been living.
This has been corroborated in a video shot during the brawl in which Sushil is seen assaulting Dhankad.
According to the police, the deceased wrestler, Sagar Dhankad, used to earlier live in the flat in Model Town which is owned by Kumar.
The two wrestlers had an ongoing dispute over the rent of the flat which snowballed into a fatal brawl after Dhankad abused Kumar.
During their probe, police have found that Kumar and his associates, Ajay, Prince and others, who were named in the FIR, based on the statement given by Sonu, are absconding and all of their mobile phones are switched off.
That night police had also seized four vehicles from outside the stadium.
A gun was recovered from one of the cars.
A day later, following raids, the police had also arrested 24-year-old Prince Dalal, a resident of Jhajjar, Haryana. A gun was recovered from him.
Sagar Dhankad was the son of a Delhi Police head constable.