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The 1,495-page document, which named Sushil Kumar as the main accused and 12 others as accomplices(File photo)

'Sushil planned and executed murder...’: Charge sheet filed

By Richa Banka, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2021 05:05 AM IST
  • Sushil Kumar, who won medals at the Beijing and London Olympics, is facing charges of murdering 23-year-old wrestler Sagar Dhankad inside Chhatrasal stadium
Centre rushes team to Maharashtra over Zika virus situation (Representative image)
Centre rushes team to Maharashtra over Zika virus situation (Representative image)

News updates from HT: Centre rushes team to Maha over Zika virus situation

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi, Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2021 04:50 PM IST
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Olympic wrestler Sushil Kumar and his associate Ajay Kumar (back) in the custody of Delhi Police in New Delhi. (Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)
Olympic wrestler Sushil Kumar and his associate Ajay Kumar (back) in the custody of Delhi Police in New Delhi. (Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)

Police assess threat to Sushil’s life before moving him to Tihar

By Prawesh Lama, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2021 11:36 PM IST
It has been alleged that the victim of the attack, Sagar Dhankad, had links with the gang run by Sandeep Kala, alias Jathedi.
Olympics medal-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar on his way for his appearance in the Rohini court, in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)
Olympics medal-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar on his way for his appearance in the Rohini court, in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)

Nine-day judicial custody for Sushil

By Richa Banka, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2021 04:36 AM IST
Metropolitan magistrate Rashmi Gupta sent him to nine days in judicial custody, saying that Kumar and his co-accused Ajay Kumar Sehrawat have already been interrogated by the police for 10 days.
Olympics medal-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar is currently facing charges of murder, culpable homicide and kidnapping.(PTI)
Olympics medal-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar is currently facing charges of murder, culpable homicide and kidnapping.(PTI)

Delhi court sends olympian Sushil Kumar to judicial custody

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2021 11:22 PM IST
The two-time Olympic medalist was produced before Metropolitan Magistrate Rashmi Gupta at the end of his four-day police custody and was ordered to be sent to judicial custody for nine days.
Olympics medal-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar after his appearance in the Rohini court, in New Delhi, on May 29, 2021. (PTI)
Olympics medal-winning wrestler Sushil Kumar after his appearance in the Rohini court, in New Delhi, on May 29, 2021. (PTI)

Sushil Kumar’s gun licence to be cancelled permanently

By Karn Pratap Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2021 02:49 AM IST
The licencing department of the Delhi Police has initiated the process for cancellation of both the men’s arms licences
Sushil Kumar was taken to Haridwar to ascertain the sequence of events following the incident (ANI File Photo)
Sushil Kumar was taken to Haridwar to ascertain the sequence of events following the incident (ANI File Photo)

Wrestler murder: Cops take Sushil to Haridwar

PTI | , Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2021 06:36 AM IST
  • Sushil Kumar and his associate Ajay were earlier taken to Bathinda and Chandigarh to ascertain the sequence of events that unfolded after they fled the city following the wrestler’s death.
Olympic wrestler Sushil Kumar and his associate Ajay Kumar (back) . (Photo by Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)
Olympic wrestler Sushil Kumar and his associate Ajay Kumar (back) . (Photo by Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)

Sushil Kumar sent to 4-day police custody

By Richa Banka, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2021 05:41 AM IST
No one is above law, it treats everyone equally. Allegations against both the accused are very grave. Mayank Goel, Metropolitan Magistrate said.
A clip from the video.(Hindustan Times)
A clip from the video.(Hindustan Times)

Clip appears to show Sushil Kumar attacking wrestler

By Anvit Srivastava, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2021 02:47 AM IST
  • In the video, which could not be independently verified by HT, Kumar’s associates can be seen armed with pistols, sticks and rods.
Police said Sushil Kumar is changing his statement and is coming up with new stories. (AFP)
Police said Sushil Kumar is changing his statement and is coming up with new stories. (AFP)

Wrestler Sushil Kumar spent a quiet birthday in police lockup

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2021 10:11 AM IST
A plea has been filed before the Delhi high court seeking directions to restrain the media trial of Sushil Kumar. News agency ANI reported the high court is likely to hear the plea on Thursday.
Wrestler Sushil Kumar at Saket police station after his arrest on Sunday.(ANI Photo)
Wrestler Sushil Kumar at Saket police station after his arrest on Sunday.(ANI Photo)

The year our sporting idols turned to clay

By Sharda Ugra, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2021 02:29 PM IST
  • The arrest of Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar feels like the final push in a long slide.
Olympic wrestler Sushil Kumar and his associate Ajay Kumar were arrested on Sunday by Delhi Police. (Arvind Yadav/HT Photo)
Olympic wrestler Sushil Kumar and his associate Ajay Kumar were arrested on Sunday by Delhi Police. (Arvind Yadav/HT Photo)

Sushil Kumar suspended by Northern Railway after arrest in murder case

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 25, 2021 02:33 PM IST
Sushil Kumar, on the run for nearly three weeks, was arrested on May 23 for his alleged involvement in the death of a 23-year-old wrestler at Chhatrasal Stadium.
Wrestler Sushil Kumar at Saket police station after his arrest on Sunday.(ANI Photo)
Wrestler Sushil Kumar at Saket police station after his arrest on Sunday.(ANI Photo)

Sushil Kumar had brawl filmed to ensure his influence continues: Report

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 24, 2021 08:04 AM IST
During the hearing, the police informed the court that wrestler Sushil Kumar crossed the borders of as many as seven states and union territories during the past 18 days to evade his arrest.
Sushil Kumar, wrestler (HT File)
Sushil Kumar, wrestler (HT File)

Non-bailable warrants issued against Sushil Kumar, six others

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2021 09:23 PM IST
  • A Delhi Court on Saturday issued non-bailable warrants against two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar and six others in connection with the Chhatrasal Stadium brawl that led to the death of a wrestler.
Sushil Kumar won a gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and is expected to take part in the Asian Games in Indonesia.+(Twitter)
Sushil Kumar won a gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and is expected to take part in the Asian Games in Indonesia.+(Twitter)

Wrestler Sushil Kumar might be exempted from giving trials for 2018 Asian Games

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 08:47 PM IST
Wrestler Sushil Kumar skipped the Asian Championships in March but won gold at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. He is expected to take part in the 2018 Asian Games.
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