In Sadwan village of Nurpur, Ajay Kumar (28) was killed by the group of youths of Niyar village. Deceased was attacked with wooden sticks and died before reached to the Civil Hospital. His friends Sudesh and Kartik had sustained injuries.

According to DSP Rajinder Jaswal, Ajay, along with his friends, had gone to the village last night on three motorcycles to enquire about the scuffle that had taken place between two local youths yesterday. A group of youths, who had assembled there, attacked them with wooden sticks and smashed their motorcycles.

The DSP said the police had identified three out of the seven accused as Ankush, Subash and Ajay who had absconded after the crime. A case under Sections 302, 201, 323, 147, 148, 149 and 427, IPC, had been lodged in this connection. He said a dozen youths had been rounded up for investigation. The police has seized the wooden sticks used in killing Ajay and taken into possession the smashed motorcycles.