Northern Railways has suspended Wrestler Sushil Kumar from the service in view of the criminal offence being investigated against him.
The two-time Olympic medallist was arrested by the Delhi Police earlier this week in connection with a murder case.
As per an official statement by Northern Railways, he was detained in police custody on 23rd of May for a period exceeding 48 hours.
It said, now Sushil Kumar is deemed to have been suspended with effect from the date of detention. Sushil Kumar is an accused in a case of the alleged murder of wrestler Sagar Dhankar.