Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, who recently got arrested for his involvement in the death of a 23-year-old wrestler Sagar Rana at Chhatrasal Stadium, has received a big blow. Northern Railway has suspended Sushil from his job after allegations of murder.
"A case against Sushil Kumar, (Adhoc)JAG/ IRTS, on premature repatriation to Northern Railway from NDMC, in respect of a criminal offence is under investigation. He was detained in police custody on 23rd May, 2021 for a period exceeding forty-eight hours. Now, therefore Sushil Kumar JAG/ (Adhoc) IRTS is deemed to have been suspended with effect from the date of detention i.e. 23rd May, 2021 in terms of Rule 5 (2) of (D&A) Rules, 1968 and shall remain under suspension until further orders," Northern Railway spokesperson Deepak Kumar said.