As per the information given by a Jammu and Kashmir Police spokesman, a special investigation team (SIT) was formed today to speed up the probe into the lynching of Deputy Superintendent of Police Muhammad Ayub Pandit.
As many as three more have been arrested in the case; Pandit was lynched by a mob here on Thursday night outside the Jamia Masjid while he was on duty.
“Three more persons have been arrested in this case taking the total number of arrests to five,” the spokesman said.
Director General of Police S.P. Vaid told reporters that 12 accused have been identified in the case, of whom five have been arrested and the rest would soon be nabbed.