4 held for stabbing youth in Jammu

Four persons, including a notorious criminal, were arrested on Sunday for allegedly stabbing a man in Jammu’s Reasi district, police said.

The accused were on the run after they intercepted and stabbed a youth, Irfan Iqbal, on 29 May over an old rivalry, a senior officer said.

A case was registered and after hectic efforts, police succeeded in nabbing all the four accused, he said. Following disclosures by the accused, a sharp weapon was recovered from Baradari Reasi, the police said, adding that two cars used in the commission of the crime were also recovered. Of the four accused, Sachin is facing trial in many cases. He had been booked under the Public Safety Act and was released about six months ago, the police said.