Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, who’s currently in Tihar jail for allegedly being concerned within the homicide of wrestler Sagar Dhankar, has requested jail authorities to supply him a tv to stay updated about “happenings within the wrestling world”.
This comes after a Delhi court docket had dismissed a plea by Kumar in search of particular meals in jail, together with well being dietary supplements containing protein, Omega-3 capsules, jointment capsules, pre-workout C4, hyde, multivitamin GNC, and train bands, as he needed to proceed his profession in wrestling.
“Sushil Kumar has made a request via his advocate and submitted his software on Friday. He has sought a TV set to be in contact with the present issues taking place outdoors the jail and to get updates about wrestling,” DG (Tihar) Sandeep Goel stated.
Sushil was shifted from Mandoli jail to Tihar jail no 2 and is at the moment staying in a separate cell as a result of safety menace. Particular safety preparations have been made and police personnel have been deployed around the clock close to his barrack.
On Might 4, Sagar Dhankar, who had competed within the 97kg Greco-Roman class, was overwhelmed to demise. Sushil Kumar and his associates allegedly assaulted Dhankar and two of his mates — Sonu Mahal and Amit Kumar — over a property dispute on the Chhatrasal stadium on the intervening evening of Might 4 and 5.
In accordance with police, Dhankhar and his mates have been staying in a home linked to Kumar close to the stadium within the Mannequin City space and had been requested to vacate just lately. This led to the conflict on the evening of Might 4.