Wrestler murder case: Sushil Kumar's police remand extended for 4 days

Published on May 29, 2021 05:33 PM IST

The accused, Rohit Karoria and Bijender, were arrested from the national capital, they said. The police said that a total of nine people, including Kumar, have been arrested so far in the incident.

The incident took place late on May 4 over a dispute related to a property located in Delhi's Model Town.
The incident took place late on May 4 over a dispute related to a property located in Delhi's Model Town.
By | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

A Delhi court on Saturday extended two-time Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar's police remand for four days in connection with the murder of 23-year-old Sagar Rana at Chhatrasal Stadium, reported news agency ANI.

The Delhi police on Friday arrested two more people in connection with the wrestler’s murder case in which Rana died and his two friends were injured, officials said. The incident took place late on May 4 over a dispute related to a property located in Delhi's Model Town.

The accused, Rohit Karoria and Bijender, were arrested from the national capital, they said. The police said that a total of nine people, including Kumar, have been arrested so far in the incident.

Kumar, a prime suspect in the case, and his associate Ajay Bakkarwala were arrested by a team of Special Cell of the Delhi Police on May 23 from the Mundka area of the national capital, following which a Delhi court granted six days of police custody to Kumar. The Delhi Police's crime branch is investigating the case.

Earlier on Wednesday, the police said four associates of Kumar, who were involved in the alleged property dispute case that led to the death of Rana, were arrested by the Rohini district police and handed over to the crime branch.

Several teams, including the Crime Branch and four teams of the Special cell, had conducted raids in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana and Punjab.

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