Delhi Police nab another wrestler for Dhankar murder

Delhi Police
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New Delhi: Delhi Police have arrested one more wrestler, Rohit, involved in the May 4 Chhatrasal Stadium brawl that led to the death of Sagar Dhankar, sources said on Friday.

According to Delhi Police Crime Branch sources, Rohit was arrested after his role into the murder of Dhankar came to the fore.

With this arrest, now there are eight people, including star wrestler and two time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, in custody.

The source said that the police had taken Kumar to Haryana and Chandigarh on Thursday to locate the places where he had taken shelter after he went into hiding following the brawl.

Dhankar was allegedly thrashed by several people in the Chhatrasal Stadium over a tiff. He later succcumbed to his injuries.

The source said that Kumar was questioned about the places where all he stayed during his run and who all were the persons who helped him in getting shelter.

Kumar has shared several names during his questioning. The Olympian was quietly taken to Haryana and Chandigarh on Thursday evening ansd returned to national capital on Friday morning.

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