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5 Policemen Arrested on Charges of Killing Youth in Jammu

A case of murder was registered against the cops after Forest Minister and MLA of Domana Bali Bhagat visited the youth\'s family.

Published: 22nd June 2015 03:19 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd June 2015 03:19 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

JAMMU: Five policemen of Special Operation Group (SOG) have been arrested for allegedly killing a youth on the outskirts of the district here.

"Five cops of SOG have been arrested and a case of murder has been registered in connection with the death of a youth in firing in Domana belt of Jammu city yesterday," a senior police officer said today. Police fired on a youth identified as Tarseem Lal, involved in narcotics smuggling, when he tried to escape after his arrest in Domana belt resulting in his death, he said.

A case of murder was registered against the cops after Forest Minister and MLA of Domana Bali Bhagat visited the youth's family and promised them registration of a murder case against the accused policemen.

Bali spoke to Jammu and Kashmir DGP K Rajendra after which a case of murder was registered against the 5 policemen.



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