One Head constable of police deptt. namely Vikram Singh Belt No. 423/J posted PP Greater Kailash age about 45 yrs R/o Samba received serious throat injuries after getting cut by Chinese thread at Bikram Chowk. At the time of reporting, the head constable had been shifted to operation Theatre of GMC Hospital, Jammu.
It is pertinent to mention here that DC Jammu, Simrandeep Singh, had recently ordered the banning of sale and purchase of Chinese thread, which is popularly known as ‘Kattu’ in the markets. A few shopkeepers were even arrested while getting caught red handed in the act of selling the plastic kite-flying string.
U4UVoice appeals to general public to please refrain from purchasing this deadly chinese string if you are planning to buy it for the evening. The string is very hard to break and is non-biodegradeable. Within this one week between Raskha Bandhan and Janamashtami, when Kite flying is in peak, several cases of injuries have been treated at the GMC alone, not counting in the other clinics or medical shops in Jammu.