The Jammu-Poonch highway was blocked on Sunday by angry relatives of a National Conference (NC) leader who was shot dead yesterday in Kesar Gala village of Kalakote area of Rajouri.
Hundreds of people from the victim’s family assembled on the highway at Muradpur village and blocked the vehicular movement.
Demanding aid for victim’s family, the protesters demanded the arrest of the culprits.
Youth NC leader Mohammad Ishtiyaq was shot dead allegedly by a VDC member during a brawl.
“A murder case was registered and the accused has been arrested,” said a senior police official.