Braid chopping taking toll, fresh 8 incidents in parts of Kashmir Restrictions in Srinagar parts today



    Srinagar: There seem to be no stopping in the braid chopping incidents in the Valley as some fresh cases were reported Thursday.

    A girl fought off a braid chopper, who tried to cut her hair early this morning in Bandipora district.

    Sources said that first braid chopping incident was reported in Baramulla this morning.

    Reports said that the braid of a teenage girl (name withheld ) living with her family in a rented accommodation in Khawaja Bagh Baramulla. was cut during the night.

    Another Braid chopping  incident happened at Singpora Pattan, in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

    Reports said that the braid choppers cut the braid of a women and fled , after which people protested on Srinagar-Baramulla highway and blocked the highway.

    A braid chopping incident was also reported from Nowdal Tral area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

    Reportedly braid of 6th standard girl was also chopped in Noor Bagh area of Srinagar.  A fresh incident of braid chopping has surfaced in Srinagar, this time in the posh Gulberg colony where masked men sneaked into a house and cut off a 10-year- old girls hair as she slept, the police said today.

    Though several instances of braid-chopping have been reported in the valley, the police said this is the first time that the miscreants sneaked into a house at night time.

    The father of the girl, a Class 4 student, told police that they could have entered and left the house through a window, which he found open after last night’s incident. While another braid Chopping incident was reported from Bhej bagh Sambooora village in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district where 60 year old woman was the victim.

    Meanwhile, another braid chopping was reported from Mondhole Devsar Kulgam, where masked men enter into a house and cut off a 40 year old woman’s hair namely Afroza wife of Mohd Ashraf Itoo.

    Srinagar administration has decided to impose restrictions under Section 144 CrPC in 7 police station tommorrow, the 6th of October 2017.

    The areas where restrictions will be imposed include Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, M R Gunj, and partial in Maisuma, Kralkhud.

    An official in the administration told KNS that the restrictions will be imposed as a precautionary measure.