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State-level wrestler arrested for assaulting cops in 2017

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 34-year-old state-level was arrested for allegedly assaulting department officials in outer Delhi's Bawana, police said today.

On October 3, 2017, night, two police personnel deployed with the department were near the Mother Khazani Convent School, as part of a drive to curb activities of bootleggers from to Delhi, they said.

Seven-eight men arrived there with iron rods and sticks, and assaulted the duo. The accused also broke the window panes of the car in which the policemen were sitting, they said.

They did this as staff were regularly booking their men and seizing illicit liquor, police said.

During investigation, Govind, Mannu and Naseem alias Chotu were arrested. They were found involved in smuggling illegal liquor from

alias Pony, who was the main accused, was at large and a non-bailable warrant was issued against him by a city court, police said.

On April 11, Kumar was nabbed from the M2K Market, Rohini, said Bhishama Singh, of Police (Crime).

The accused has a strong built and wanted to become a professional wrestler, he said.

He had even participated in several wrestling competitions at the state level. However, he fell into bad company and started supplying illegal liquor from to various parts of to make quick money, the said.

On several occasions, their vehicles were seized by the Therefore, he wanted to take revenge from the Excise Department, he said.

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 23:35 IST