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Law Should be Equal to All, Like Should Be Treated like": Sushil Kumar's Plea for Special Diet in Jail Rejected [READ ORDER]

Lawstreet Journal 12 Jun 2021 4:19pm

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A Delhi court has rejected an application demanding a special supplementary diet for jailed Olympic medalist Sushil Kumar, who is under investigation for the murder of a 23-year-old wrestler.

Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Satvir Singh Lamba rejected the application after reserving it yesterday (June 9, 2021) given the submissions made by Advocate Pradeep Rana appearing on behalf of Sushil Kumar and Public Prosecutor Shrawan Kumar appearing for state.

The magistrate stated that all the basic needs and necessities of the accused/applicant are being taken care of as per the provisions of Delhi Prisons Rule, 2018.

The order reads:

The alleged special foods and supplements appear to be only the desires and wishes of the accused/applicant and are not in any manner the essential need or necessity for the accused/applicant. Hence, the prayer of the accused/applicant in the present application is not maintainable.”

Sushil’s lawyers sought the court’s permission to allow special foods and supplements to the accused, which contain protein, Omega-3 capsules, ointment capsules, Pre-workout C4, Hyde, Multivitamin GNC, Exercises Bands as he wanted to continue his career in wrestling.

The court said that with this application Sushil “reveals his wish to pursue his future carrier in wrestling”, however, he has “neither disclosed the details of any upcoming competition for which he has been qualified to participate nor has mentioned the name of any competition in which he is participating in nearby future.”

The court further stated that,

It is well-settled law that all persons, whether natural or juristic are equal… Continue Reading...

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