BHADEWRAH, SEPT 08 : Another braid cutting incident was reported in Gathi Morh area of Bhaderwah on Friday leaving the local populace in fear.
In past one week, three such cases were reported in Gathi Morh area of Bhaderwah and the police and the state administration have appealed people to remain vigilant and maintain calm.
On Friday, Meenu Devi 39, wife of Rajesh Kumar of village Misrata Gathi Morh , Bhaderwah claimed that her hair was chopped off mysteriously.“ Somebody cut off her hair while she was working outside her house. She fell unconscious after the incident,” said the local residents.
According to locals, when Mennu Devi woke up, she found herself lying on the floor and her braid was chopped off.
Talking to this media person some villagers of Gathi Morh claimed that women’s braids are being chopped off mysteriously by some cat-like animal.
“This cat like animal makes women folk unconscious and then chops off their braids and disappears. The villagers claim that ghosts are behind it,” they said.
While as per sources many people of other areas remained silent and not prefer to come in public after such instance.
However, police have initiated investigations and sent the sample of hair to forensic science laboratory for examination.
The police said they would soon crack the cases as they were working on different theories.