People tried to lynch a man in Srinagar: Police



    Srinagar:- Today around 1700 Hrs a mob intercepted a person near Tourist Reception Centre and tried to lynch him on the alibi of being a braid Chopper.

    The said person was cross dresser being a transgender.

    Police had to intervene to rescue him from the frenzied mob.

    On sustained questioning the person in question was identified as Javaid Ahmad (name changed to respect his identity)  from Lalan, Anantanag.

    He had come to pay obeisance at Makhdoom Sahib shrine .

    After this disclosure his family was contacted and was handed over to them.

    People are requested to cooperate with police and not to resort to kangaroo justice.