Two-time Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar was today shifted from the Mandoli jail to Tihar. Kumar was arrested in connection with the murder of wrestler Sagar Dhankar, who was beaten to death in a clash involving two groups inside the Chhatrasal stadium premises.
AIR correspondent reports, special security arrangements have been made and police personnel have been deployed near his barrack round the clock.
Earlier, a Delhi court had dismissed a plea by Kumar for special food in prison including health supplements containing protein Omega-3 capsules and exercise bands as he wanted to continue his career in wrestling. On May 4, Sagar Dhankar, who had competed in the 97-kg Greco-Roman category, was beaten to death.