3 persons arrested for attacking elderly man in Ramban
Banihal, Jul 23: Police has arrested three persons for attacking and injuring an elderly man who was transporting a buffalo in Magarkote area of Ramban district of Jammu yesterday evening.
Those arrested include two brothers and a son of one of them, said a police official.
He said that Abdul Hameed Sheikh (65) was carrying a buffalo when he was intercepted by Parbat Singh and his family at Inhar in Ramsoo area yesterday.
Sheikh, he said, was carrying a buffalo to his home for domestic/milking purpose which he purchased from a local Gujjar.
“There was some heated arguments between Hamid Sheikh and Parbat Singh, which resulted into a scuffle and other family members also joined Parbhat Singh and attacked Abdul Hamid (sic),” said a police spokesman.
While the official said that the scuffle ensued due to a personal issue involving money, Sheikh, who has since been discharged from the hospital, said he was attacked for transporting a buffalo.
“Case (FIR no. 57/ 2018 u/sec 341 323 382 RPC) has been registered against the culprits at PS Ramsoo. Three accused persons have been arrested so far. Investigation is in progress,” said the police spokesman.
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