Delhi court docket denies particular meals, dietary supplements to Olympic wrestler Sushil Kumar in jail


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Delhi court docket denies particular meals, dietary supplements to Olympic wrestler Sushil Kumar in jail

A Delhi court docket on Wednesday dismissed an utility filed by Olympic medallist wrestler Sushil Kumar, accused in a case of alleged homicide, looking for particular meals and dietary supplements within the jail, saying that they don’t seem to be the “important want or necessity”.

Chief Metropolitan Justice of the Peace Satvir Singh Lamba mentioned, “The alleged particular meals and dietary supplements seem like solely the needs and needs of the accused and should not in any method the important want or necessity.


The decide additional mentioned it’s obvious that primary wants and requirements of the accused are being taken care of within the jail as per the provisions of Delhi Prisons Rule, 2018.

“It’s effectively settled legislation that every one the individuals, whether or not pure or juristic are equal within the eyes of legislation no matter their caste, faith, intercourse, class, and so on.
Proper to equality is a primary function of Indian Structure,” the court docket said within the order.

Kumar had moved the Rohini court docket looking for particular meals, dietary supplements and train bands within the jail, asserting that these are extraordinarily essential for him to keep up his well being and efficiency.

He mentioned the denial of those primary necessities could have an enormous implication on his profession, which relies upon upon his bodily energy and physique.

The jail authorities, of their reply to the court docket, had earlier said that Kumar’s medical situation doesn’t require meals dietary supplements or an additional protein food regimen.

Sushil’s counsel advocate Pradeep Rana informed the court docket that his shopper was entitled to complement food regimen as he’s an “unconvicted prison prisoner” and has sought it at private expense.

The wrestler is at the moment lodged in Delhi’s Mandoli Jail in reference to the alleged homicide of Sagar Dhankar at Chhatrasal Stadium over a property dispute.

Police has known as Sushil the “primary wrongdoer and mastermind” of the homicide and mentioned that there’s digital proof whereby he and his associates could possibly be seen beating Dhankar. 

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