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Wrestler murder case: Delhi Police announces Rs 1 lakh cash reward for information

New Delhi: The Delhi Police have declared a reward of Rs. 1 lakh for any information leading to the arrest of wrestler Sushil Kumar, who is on the run in connection with the murder of former junior national wrestling champion Sagar Rana outside the parking lot of New Delhi’s Chhatrasal stadium.

A reward of Rs. 50,000 has also been declared for Ajay who is also in the same case, according to Delhi Police officials.

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A Delhi court had previously given a non-bailable warrant against the suspects including Sushil Kumar in connection with the murder of 23-year-old Sagar Rana at Chhatrasal Stadium.

On May 4, there was a fight among wrestlers in which some wrestlers were injured and had to be taken to the hospital where one of them died while undergoing treatment.

Wrestler Sushil on the other hand refuted the accusation on May 5, claiming that his wrestlers were not involved in the battle inside Chhatrasal Stadium.

Wrestler Sushil is considered one of the country’s most promising athletes, had won a silver medal in the 2012 London Olympics and a bronze medal four years prior in the Beijing Olympics.

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