Jammu: Grenade attack suspect arrested

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The person who allegedly threw a grenade at a bus stand in Jammu has been arrested, police said.

A man identified as Yasir Bhatt, a resident of Kulgam in Kashmir. Yasir was tasked by the Hizbul Mujahideen to throw the grenade, Jammu IGP Manish K Sinha said.

“Teams were constituted to work on leads, camera footage was examined and based on oral testimony of witnesses we were able to identify a suspect. He was detained, his name is Yasir Bhatt, he has confessed to the crime,” Sinha said.

A teenager was killed and at least 30 others were injured in a grenade explosion at the main bus stand in Jammu.

The deceased has been identified as 17-year-old Mohammad Sharik, a resident of Haridwar, Uttarakhand.