Jammu: Seven persons have been arrested and five of them booked under Public safety Act for allegedly attacking a truck in Udhampur recently whose conductor died of injuries today, Director Jammu and Kashmir DGP K Rajendra Kumar said on Sunday.
Deputy Commissioner, Udhampur, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said murder charges will now be put on the accused following the death of Zahid Ahmed, the conductor of the Kashmir-bound truck which was attacked on October 9 with petrol bomb, at a Delhi hospital today.
Those booked under the PSA are Sandoor Singh, Danesh alias Pamma, Harish Singh Katoch, Balbahadur Singh alias Abbu and Varinder Singh alias Kaka, an official said. The DGP said that FIRs have already been lodged against them.
Deputy Commissioner Choudhary said that till now the government was concentrating on criminal act however, the secondary information revealed during investigation will be dealt separately.