38.6c New Delhi, India, Monday, July 15, 2024
Crime, Police And Law

Images of wrestler Sushil Kumar thrashing Sagar Rana surface on social media platforms, serve as evidence against the Olympic champion [READ FIR]

By Celin Sunil      01 June, 2021 11:07 AM      0 Comments
Images of wrestler Sushil Kumar thrashing Sagar Rana surface on social media platforms, serve as evidence against the Olympic champion [READ FIR]

Wrestler Sushil Kumar’s case has taken new turns after photos and videos of him beating Sagar Rana at Chhatrasal stadium, Delhi, surfaced online. The pictures would serve as an evidence against Sushil Kumar, who has been in the custody of Delhi Police. The photos and videos have gone viral on all social media platforms, which is now going to make it difficult for Sushil to get any respite from the Court. IPC Section 304 and 302/34 are to be imposed on the two-time Olympic medalist in the murder case of Sagar Rana.

According to reports, the wrestler had asked Prince (his friend/associate) to make the video in which Kumar and his associates were seen thrashing Sagar Rana, a former junior national champion and his two friends- Sonu and Amit Kumar.  Sushil Kumar has defended himself as he stated that he went to Chhatrasal Stadium to stop the brawl. 

Earlier, Delhi Police’s Crime Branch team took the wrestler to the stadium to investigate the murder of the 23-year-old wrestler. The investigation went up for four hours. Sushil was arrested on Sunday that was soon followed by a city court granting the police six-day custody of Kumar.

 

The Delhi Police have filed an FIR under Sections 302 (murder), 308 (culpable homicide), 365 (kidnapping), 325 (causing grievous hurt), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 341 (wrongful restraint) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

The post mortem report of national champion wrestler Sagar Rana states that the death is due to cerebral damage as result of blunt force/object impact and that all injuries are antemortem in nature.

In recent developments in the murder case, a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed before the Delhi High Court seeking directions against media trials of wrestler Sushil Kumar, responding to which a division bench of Chief Justice DN Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh, declined to entertain the PIL filed before the Court. Declining to entertain the PIL, the court said that as the petition was making a case of defamation against one man, he himself had to come to court seeking due remedy, and that a 'public interest litigation' would not lie in such matters.

 

[READ FIR]



Share this article:



Leave a feedback about this
TRENDING NEWS

need-to-develop-law-legal-education-in-vernacular-languages-cji
Trending Judiciary
Need to develop law, legal education in vernacular languages: CJI [Read Speech]

CJI D.Y. Chandrachud emphasizes the need for developing law and legal education in vernacular languages to make legal systems accessible to all citizens.

15 July, 2024 09:30 AM
cic-has-powers-to-set-up-benches-sc
Trending Judiciary
CIC has powers to set up benches: SC [Read Judgement]

The Supreme Court affirms CIC's authority to set up benches, emphasizing its autonomy for efficient case management under the RTI Act, overturning the 2010 Delhi HC order.

15 July, 2024 09:42 AM

TOP STORIES

journalist-soumya-vishwanathan-murder-case-sc-issues-notice-to-4-convicts-on-appeal-by-delhi-police
Trending Crime, Police And Law
Journalist Soumya Vishwanathan murder case: SC issues notice to 4 convicts on appeal by Delhi police

SC issues notice to 4 convicts in Soumya Vishwanathan murder case on Delhi police's appeal against their bail. Convicts had served over 14 years.

09 July, 2024 09:49 AM
why-indian-high-courts-still-have-old-names-despite-change-in-city-name
Trending Judiciary
Why Indian High Courts still have old names despite change in city name ? [Watch Video]

Know the reasons why Indian High Courts, like Bombay HC, Madras HC, and Calcutta HC, Allahabad HC still retain their old names despite the cities’ name changes. LawStreet Journal delves into the historical and legal context. Watch report !

09 July, 2024 09:56 AM
what-is-keir-starmer-stance-on-kashmir-issue
Trending International
What is Keir Starmer’s stance on Kashmir issue ? [Watch Video]

Under Keir Starmer, the UK's Labour Party shifts its stance on Article 370, focusing on strategic ties with India, moving from past criticisms to cooperation.

09 July, 2024 10:04 AM
ed-moves-sc-against-jharkhand-hc-order-of-bail-to-cm-hemant-soren
Trending Judiciary
ED moves SC against Jharkhand HC order of bail to CM Hemant Soren

ED moves SC against Jharkhand HC's bail order for CM Hemant Soren in a money laundering case linked to an alleged land scam.

09 July, 2024 12:14 PM

ADVERTISEMENT


Join Group

Signup for Our Newsletter

Get Exclusive access to members only content by email