No Relief : Wrestler Sushil Kumar’s Judicial Custody Extended By Delhi Court, Moved To Tihar Jail

The woes of disgraced wrestler Sushil Kumar does seem to end. A Delhi Court  has extended his judicial custody for another 14 days  in connection with the Chhatrasal Stadium brawl matter leading to the death of 23-year-old wrestler Sagar Dhankar.

A magistrate has extended Kumar’s judicial custody till July 9 after he was presented before the court on the expiry of his earlier period of judicial custody.

On June 2, Kumar was remanded to judicial custody till June 11, which was later extended till June 25.

According to Kumar’s defence counsel, he has been shifted from Mandoli to Tihar Jail. He was earlier remanded to six days of police custody which was later extended to four days.

Kumar, a prime suspect in the murder case, and his associate Ajay Bakkarwala were arrested by a team of Special Cell, Delhi Police on May 23 in the Mundka area of the national capital.

A non-bailable warrant was issued against Kumar and others in the case relating to the alleged killing of Dhankar. Earlier, a Delhi Court dismissed an anticipatory bail application filed by Kumar in connection with the case.

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