Police here have booked eleven persons in a case of attempt to murder after they allegedly assaulted a middle aged man on Tuesday afternoon.
As per reports, one Muzaffar Hussain son of Talib Hussain resident of Hayatpura Kalali village of Manjakote was assaulted by eleven other persons of the said village after a scuffle over some land dispute.
"The two sides had a verbal duel on Tuesday morning over some issue after which Muzaffer was assaulted", a police officer said.
He added that the injured was removed to local hospital from where he was shifted to district hospital where from doctors referred him to GMC&H Jammu due to severe head injury. "His condition is reported to be critical".
"All eleven assailants have been booked in an attempt to murder case under RPC 307, 336, 452, 147, 504, 506 while an elderly man has been arrested so far. Attempts are on to nab the others who are absconding", a police official said.