No terror angle emerged in murder of DG (Prisons): J-K Police

Updated: Oct 5 2022 2:04PM

No terror angle emerged in murder of DG (Prisons): J-K Police

Jammu, Oct 5 (PTI) No terror angle has emerged during investigation of the murder case of Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (Prisons) Hemant Kumar Lohia, police said on Wednesday.

Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), Jammu zone, Mukesh Singh said the interrogation of the accused is in progress and his disclosures are being corroborated with field investigation Kumar, a 1992-batch IPS officer, was found murdered with his throat slit at his friend’s house on the outskirts of Jammu late Monday night.

The accused, 23-year-old Yasir Lohar who was working as a domestic help at the house, was arrested from a field in Kanhachak on Tuesday following a major manhunt.