‘Boy thrashed by locals as ‘braid chopper’ had come to meet his girl friend’

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By Fast Kashmir on 04/10/2017.

‘Boy thrashed by locals as ‘braid chopper’ had come to meet his girl friend’

Police registers FIR against miscreants for disturbing law and order

Srinagar, Oct 03: A boy (name withheld) suspected by locals as a “braid chopper” and later thrashed mercilessly had actually come to meet his girl friend in Delina area of Baramulla.
According to locals and police sources, today afternoon the local people in Delina Baramulla caught hold of a boy who they alleged was a braid chopper.
On this police party from police post Delina rushed to the spot. The boy was being beaten mercilessly when police intervened to rescue him.

According to police, large numbers of miscreants attacked police party as well but somehow the boy was rescued from their clutches by firing tear smoke shells to disperse them. He was immediately given medical treatment.
During preliminary investigation the identity of the boy was established, but for different social reasons KNS wouldn’t reveal his identity.
Upon investigation into the matter, it was revealed that the said boy was in a relationship with a local girl from Delina village and had gone to meet her when he was spotted and beaten up by locals there accusing him being a braid chopper.
Police has registered Case FIR No 177/2017 and further investigation into the matter is going on.
Later police in a statement said the miscreants involved in the violence will be dealt as per law.
“People are requested not to fall prey to rumors and reiterated that strict legal action will be taken against attention seekers in the garb of braid chopping,” police added. (KNS)

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