The protestors were demanding for arrest and punishment of those responsible for Thursday's firing incident. Senior leaders of the Sikh community held talks with state home secretary RK Goyal, director general of police (DGP) K Rajendra Kumar, Jammu divisional commissioner Pawan Kotwal and other senior civil and police officials.

Sikh leader Tarlochan Singh Wazir told reporters after the meeting that the four-hour-long talks with the administration were successful since all the demands of the community were met. Immediately after the talks, the government ordered transfer of senior superintendent of police (SSP) Jammu Uttam Chand, suspension of station house officer (SHO) Satwari Kulbir Singh and payment of ex gratia of Rs five lakh and a government job to the next kin of the slain Sikh youth Jagjit Singh.

Sikh leaders said the cremation of the youth's body will be held on Saturday at his ancestral Chohala (R.S.Pura) village.Educational institutions in Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Rajauri and Poonch districts will be shut for the second consecutive day on Saturday.

Police have also registered an FIR of murder under section 302 against a security guard of the SSP Jammu in Satwari police station for firing at the mob that led to the death of youth. Police here confirmed that elders of the Sikh community had on Friday returned the AK-47 rifle which was snatched from a special police officer (SPO) by the protestors in Digiana area of the city on Thursday.

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