REASI, May 3: In a murderous assault, a youth was stabbed by two miscreants at Reasi town, here late last night even as Police acted swiftly and arrested both the accused within a few hours.
Some old enmity is stated to be cause of the assault and condition of the victim, identified as Balbir Singh son of Thakur Dass of Aghar Ballian Reasi, who is a barber by profession, was stated to be out of danger. He is undergoing treatment at District Hospital Reasi.
The accused, identified as Deepak Kumar alias Kali (an auto driver by profession) son of Ashwani Kumar of village Panthal, presently putting up at village Marhi Reasi and Varun Kumar alias Kaka, son of Rakesh Kumar of village Gole Tikri, Udhampur, were arrested from Vijaypur Reasi jungle within 24 hours since the crime was commissioned by the duo . On the instance of the accused, the weapon of offence, a Toka, was also recovered and seized.
In this connection, a case FIR number 84/2019, under section 307/34/323RPC, 4/25A Act has been registered at Police Station Reasi.
The incident took place last night around 10.30 pm when the victim was intercepted by the accused, who inflicted serious injuries on him with a sharp edged weapon and fled the scene after committing the crime. Some passersby rushed the victim to District Hospital Reasi and informed the Police, which swung into action and a team, led by SHO Reasi, Ashwani Sharma arrested the accused from a hideout in Vijaypur area.