Birmingham CWG bronze medalist Pooja Sihag’s husband found dead under suspicious circumstances

Ajay Nandal, husband of Wrestler Pooja Sihag, who won the bronze medal for India in the 22nd Commonwealth Games played in Birmingham, has died under suspicious circumstances. The cause of death is unknown, but drug overdose is suspected. The local police is investigating the matter.

According to media reports, 30-year-old Ajay and his friends were having a birthday party in a car near Jat College on Saturday night. These included Ajay of Garhi Bohar village of Rohtak, Ravi of Karor and Sonu of Sultanpur. It was Sonu’s birthday. All three were wrestlers. Ajay was a CISF and Ravi Navy personnel. Ajay was wrestling since 2010.

When fellow wrestlers came to call him for practice, all three were found unconscious. So the police was called. Fellow wrestlers took all three to the hospital. Where Ajay was declared brought dead. While Ravi and Sonu are said to be critical.

According to reports, the police have found the syringe in the car. In such a situation, there is a possibility of an overdose of drugs. While the father of the deceased, Bijendra has accused Ravi of killing Ajay by giving him an overdose of drugs.

Ajay Nandal and Pooja Sihag had a love marriage in November last year. When Pooja won bronze in the Commonwealth Games, there was an atmosphere of happiness in her in-laws’ house. However, everyone had hopes for gold.

Pooja Sihag won the bronze medal in the 76 kg weight category of women in the Commonwealth Games-2022. She defeated Naomi De Bruyne of Australia on the basis of technical superiority. The score of this match was 11-0.

“The police had received information about Ajay being in the hospital in a dead condition. Police Station Civil Line in-charge reached the spot and started the proceedings. Bijendra has accused Ravi of killing his son Ajay by giving him an overdose of drugs. Police is probing the matter. The situation will be clear after the post-mortem regarding intoxication. The body has been sent for post-mortem”, Mahesh Kumar DSP.

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