Ganderbal: Police have detained a man, said to be accused in the Manasbal park blast case, and booked him under Public Safety Act.
At least 13 people were injured in a blast at the Manasbal Lake park in June 17, a day after Eid-ul-Fitr this year.
Police has earlier arrested four persons in connection with the case.
A police statement said that police has detained “another accused, Bilal Ahmad Mir Cheshmai Manasbal Tehsil Lar, under Public safety Act involved in case FIR No. 20/2018, U/S 307 RPC, 3/4 Exp, Act, 16, 18, 20 UL (P) Act, related to explosion blast at Manasbal Park (Tourist Place) on 17-06-2018 i.e, next day Eid-Ul-Fitr in which 13 local visitors including minors and students have been seriously injured”.
“Besides, the subject is a chronic stones pelter and is indulging in encouraging and instigating the youth of the area to resort to stones pelting upon security agencies<” the statement said adding that Bilal has been lodged under PSA at Kothbalwal Jail, Jammu, “so that the said person is prevented from causing subversive activities”..