The prosecution Tuesday opposed the bail plea of Olympic gold medalist and wrestler Sushil Kumar within the Chhatrasal Stadium homicide case, submitting that the accused hunted a 27-year-old wrestler like “wild animals out on a hunt”.
The Delhi Police chargesheet filed within the homicide of junior wrestler Sagar Dhankar has accused Sushil of being the kingpin of the conspiracy.
Particular Public Prosecutor Atul Kumar Srivastava opposed Kumar’s bail earlier than Further Periods Choose Shivaji Anand by drawing the courtroom’s consideration to the actual fact the police had video footage of the assault.
“They have been behaving like wild animals on a hunt. They hunted him (Sagar) like wild pigs. He was flailing on the ground whereas they mercilessly beat him,” Srivastava informed the courtroom.
That is Kumar’s first bail software filed by his lawyer Pradeep Rana who opened his arguments stating that the cops who have been made witnesses on this case gave their statements after an unexplained delay.
Rana informed the courtroom, “On this case, twelve individuals have been current and none of them made a press release in opposition to me (Kumar). They make a press release after a delay of weeks and in some circumstances a month. It’s because the police try to hide one thing.”
Rana informed the courtroom that the police fabricated the case in opposition to Sushil by counting on supplementary statements of the witnesses to enhance or rectify the errors within the authentic statements. Further Public Prosecutor Atul Shrivastava, who appeared for the state, rebutted this by stating that there isn’t a bar on recording supplementary statements.
Rana informed the courtroom that one head constable who was stated to have introduced Dhankar to the hospital was by no means current on the hospital and that the dying declaration made by the wrestler was “up within the air”. He additional introduced up the assertion of a sub-inspector who made his assertion after 40 days and submitted that this “delay in recording of the statements has not been defined”.
Srivastava started his rebuttal by first studying out the forensic assistant’s opinion on Kumar’s behaviour to state that he “confirmed no indicators of regret or guilt”, “was extraordinarily ego-centric and he behaved as he thought that he’s above the regulation”.
The courtroom then requested Srivastava to stay to the details of the case and never think about the opinion at this stage of the case.
Srivastava informed the courtroom that he needed to point out “what sort of particular person Kumar was” and submitted that the delay in recording the witness statements will be defined.
“We’re additionally people. Within the case of the SI recording the assertion after 40 days, the officer had a critical medical situation and therefore the delay. Even when an individual comes after years his assertion will be recorded,” Srivastava informed the courtroom.
Police have chargesheeted 13 accused individuals below IPC Sections 302 (punishment for homicide) 307 (try to homicide), 147 (punishment for rioting), and 120 (B) felony conspiracy amongst different sections. There are 155 prosecution witnesses on this case.