3 more arrested over Ayub Pandith’s lynching, special probe team formed


Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday arrested three more people in connection with lynching of DSP Mohammed Ayub Pandith outside Jamia Masjid in Srinagar.

However, a Special Investigation Team has also been formed for a fast track investigation in the case.

Two people were arrested earlier, bringing the total of those detained to five.

Pandith died after a mob brutally attacked and stoned him outside the Jamia Masjid in Srinagar on Thursday night. Pandith was on frisking duty outside the Jamia Masjid and was reportedly clicking pictures of people coming out of the mosque.

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