"We have identified 12 persons in connection with the case and five of them have been arrested," Director General of Police S P Vaid told PTI.
A police spokesman said that a special investigation team (SIT) has been formed to expedite the probe into his lynching.
Yesterday, the DGP had said two persons were arrested, while another one was identified.
He said the police have resolved not to spare the people behind the act.
"It is the resolve of Jammu and Kashmir Police that we are not going to spare these rascals," he said.
The DGP said the investigation in the case is on and everything would be clear once the report comes.
"Let the investigation complete, then only we can say what has happened," he said.
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