In Big Trouble : Olympian Sushil Kumar On The Mat, Along With 17 Others To Face Murder Trial ; Delhi Court Frames Charges

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A Delhi Court on Wednesday framed charges under sections of murder, attempt to murder, rioting, unlawful assembly and other sections including criminal conspiracy against Olympian Sushil Kumar and 17 other accused in junior wrestler Sagar Dhankar murder case.

The court has also framed charges against two absconded accused persons.

ANI reported Additional Sessions Judge Shivaji Anand of Rohini Court directed to frame charges against the accused persons under sections 302, 307, 323, 109, 148, 149 read with 120B.

The court directed to produce all the accused persons physically on October 15, 2022, for admission or denial of charges by the accused persons.

The court has divided the whole incident into parts and directed to frame charges accordingly.

The charges are framed against accused persons under section causing hurt and robbery in relation to the incidents that happened in Chhatrasal stadium.

Second, in relation to the incidents of Shalimar Bagh, the charges have to be framed under sections of kidnapping, causing grievous hurt, criminal conspiracy including rioting and unlawful assembly against 10 accused excluding Sushil Kumar.

Third, the court has also directed to frame charges in relation to the incident that happened at Model Town under sections of criminal conspiracy, rioting and Unlawful assembly against 15 accused persons excluding Sushil Kumar.

On October 3, 2022, the court reserved the order on framing of charges in junior wrestler Sagar Dhankar’s murder case after hearing the arguments of the Prosecution and accused persons. In this case, Olympian Sushil Kumar is one of the accused. Other 17 people are also accused in the matter.

The prosecution had submitted that there is sufficient evidence to show the intention of the accused persons to kill Sagar Dhankar.

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