Delhi High Court Ordered Pre-Trial Detention For Sushil Kumar And His Associates Concerning The Chhatrasal Stadium Murder

Delhi High Court Ordered Pre-Trial Detention For Sushil Kumar And His Associates Concerning The Chhatrasal Stadium Murder

Duty Metropolitan Magistrate Divya Malhotra in her pronouncement regarding the Chhatrasal stadium murder case ordered custody for Sushil Kumar and his associates for six days. Sushil Kumar who is an Olympic medal winner is claimed to murder Sagar who had been training at the iconic Chhatrasal Stadium.

On the complaint of the victim’s father, an FIR had been registered against the wrestler under section 308 (it deals with the attempt to commit culpable homicide) and section 302 (it prescribes punishment for murder) of the Indian penal code. The FIR had also been registered under 365, 325, 323, 341, 269, 34, and 120B of Indian Penal Code, 1860 (hereinafter referred to as “IPC, 1860”) along with section 25, 54, and 59 of the Arms and Ammunition Act, 2019 (hereinafter referred to as “Arms Act, 2019”).

Advocate Satwik Misra who appeared on behalf of Sushil Kumar questioned action that has been taken, for instance, “non-bailable warrant”. 

Further, it has also advanced that the wrestler has falsely trapped into the case.

On the other side, Public Prosecutor Atul Shrivastava submitted that all the evidence is against Sushil Kumar and demanded that he should be taken into 12-day police custody.