J&K: Woman among 2 arrested for murder of Army jawan
Nearly four months after an Army jawan was killed during a scuffle over a land dispute at a village in J&K's Poonch, police arrested two persons, including a woman, in connection with the case. Army's Defense Service Corps' unit jawan Mohammad Matloob was critically injured during the scuffle at Chajjla village on May 5 and succumbed to injuries at a hospital on May 19.
The accused have been booked for murder
Police said on Wednesday that they arrested Mohammad Alyas and Zanib Bi from Mendhar yesterday. The Senior Superintendent of Police, Poonch, Rajiv Pandey, had constituted a special team under the supervision of the Assistant Superintendent of Police, Anwar-ul Haq, for effecting the arrest of the accused, who were absconding, a police spokesman said. He said the accused have been booked for murder.