J&K : People hold protest over rise in braid chopping incidents

JAMMU, Sep 21 : As the police have started probing the ponytail chopping incidents reported from some villages of the Doda district , people are not ready to buy the police theory of women chopping their own braids.
In this connection Youth Action Committee Bhaderwah along with some local people hold a strong protest and demonstration in the premises of historical Seri Bazaar and shouted anti government slogans and demanded probe in continuous incidents of braid chopping .
The police are trying to divert the issue because they have been unable to nab the criminal till now, said Naseer Mehboob Padder, president Youth Action Committee and demanded registration of FIR in all cases of braid chopping .
He said these bizarre happenings have left the people in a panic mode in whole Bhaderwah and said it was the handiwork of anti-social elements.“The police should reach the root of the matter as soon as possible instead making of excuses of hysteria .
Only then the rumours could be exposed,”Sheikh Mushtaq Ahmed another youth leader said .
He alleged plot thickens and said daily more woman’s falls victims to mysterious hair cutting in Bhaderwah and other parts of Doda .
Arif Sheikh , Mohd Hussain , Rafayat Ganai , Mohan Singh Baloria ,Junaid Sheikh , Rohit Sharma ,Sohail Sheikh and other also spoke on the occasion and demanded immediate arrest of culprits