Locals protest, forces use tear gas to disperse them
Ganderbal, Oct 12: The mysterious braid chopping incident seems everlasting in Kashmir as the braid choppers continue to chop the braid of women, girls in Kashmir.
The fresh incident was today reported in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.
Sources said that he braid choppers chopped of the braid of a 17-year-old girl Wakoora area of Ganderbal district.
“Some unknown persons allegedly chopped braid of a 17 year old girl by forcibly taking her to bath room inside the residential house,” local sources as per the KNS correspondent informed.
Locals said that the girl name withheld was later shifted to local primary health centre for medical checkup.
Meanwhile local people claimed that they have caught two alleged braid choppers who according to them were moving suspiciously in the area. The alleged braid choppers as per locals were carrying some suspicious material like scissor and other things.
BMO Wakoora Ganderbal, Dr Waseem told KNS over phone that people brought a minor girl here who was conscious.
“The girl told us that two unknown persons caught hold of her and chopped her braid inside home,” he said, clarifying that there was no issue of using spray on the girl.
Chief Medical Officer Gandebal, Dr. Peerzada Fayaz confirmed that doctors at PHY Wakoora examined the girl medically and said that in this matter only law and order official can talk further.
Meanwhile, situation in Wakoora area turned ugly when police and forces used teargas shells against the people who caught hold of two people allegedly involved in braid chopping. (KNS)