The Delhi Police Crime Branch has taken wrestler Sushil Kumar, who has been arrested in connection with the murder of wrestler Sagar Dhankar, to Haridwar for investigation, according to sources.
According to reports, he was hiding in Haridwar after an FIR was registered against him in connection with the murder. The crime branch will try to recover the wrestler’s phone and his clothes which he was wearing at the time of the crime.
A senior Delhi Police official has said that Sushil is being taken to Haridwar in an attempt to recover his mobile phone from there, if he was hiding there prior to his arrest, media reported.
According to Delhi Police, Kumar had crossed the borders of as many as seven states and union territories in the past 18 days when he was trying to evade the arrest. He also constantly changed his SIM cards in an effort to avoid arrest, informed the Delhi Police.
Delhi’s Rohini Court on Saturday had granted the police further 4-day remand of wrestler Sushil Kumar and one other accused in connection with the alleged murder of wrestler Sagar Dhankar.
Delhi Police investigation has so far revealed that 13 people were involved in the Sagar Dhankar murder case. Out of 13, nine were arrested while the remaining four who are absconding have been identified.
The police also has a video evidence on Sushil Kumar, the screengrabs of which have emerged that shows the Sushil and his associates assaulting a man with sticks.