While tension has eased out in the district, night curfew continues to remain in force as a precautionary measure.
A senior official told PTI Friday that the detained persons are being interrogated in connection with the killing on November 1.
The government on November 2 constituted a specialinvestigation team (SIT) to probe the killing and directed itto expedite the investigation.
An indefinite curfew was imposed in parts of Kishtwarand Doda districts on Thursday last following the killing of Parihar, 52, and his brother, AjeetParihar, 55.
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