Mysterious braid Chopping : J&K Police announces reward for informer who will help in nabbing culprits


Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday announced a cash reward of Rs 3 lakh for credible information & assistance in nabbing the people behind braid chopping incidents. The particular of the person will be kept secret.

A helpline has also been established so that “people could inform and seek assistance with regard to any braid cutting incident.”

To speed up the investigation process, Special Investigation Teams (SITs) have also been constituted in every district headquarters of the valley.

“Police Community Group meetings were also held  wherein PCPG members were advised to help and assist police in keeping  a close vigil regarding braid cutting incidents in their respective areas,” said a spokesman.

“General public is requested to call on the helpline numbers in case of any suspicious movement. The person who will give credible information and assist in nabbing any anti-social element found in such incidents will be rewarded rupees 3 lac by IG Kashmir. The particulars of that person will be kept secret.”

 All district SSPs have also been directed to utilize all the resources and men under their command and intensify the joint patrolling with the people of their respective jurisdictions to nab the culprits.

The help line numbers are as under.

In Anantnag, people are advised to call on these numbers (Police Station’s) Anantnag- 9596777621, Bijbehara- 9596777622, Mattan- 9596777623, Ashmuqam; 9596777624, Pahalgam- 9596777625, Achabal-9596777626, Kokernag- 9596777628, Dooru- 959777627, Srigufwara- 9596777629,  (Police Post’s) Khanabal- 9596777631, Janglat Mandi- 9596777632, Bus stand- 9596777633, Sherbagh- 9596777630, Sangam- 9596777636, Uttersoo- 9596777635 and Larnoo-9596777634.

In Kulgam people are advised to call on 01933260160, 7051510660.

In Pulwama people are advised to call on  01933-241280, 241986.

In Shopian people are advised to call on  01933-261891, 9596768831.

In Awantipora people are advised to call on  01933-247369, 7051404001.

In Budgam people are advised to call on  01951-255207, 255042, 7051531798.

In Ganderbal people are advised to call on  2416478, 2416564, 9622688825, 9906668731.

In Bandipora people are advised to call on  9596767411, 9596767421, 9596767431, 9596767415, 9596767441, 9596767440, 9596767427, 9596767430, 9596767418.

In Sopore people are advised to call on  9596773024, 9596773025.

In Handwara people are advised to call on 01955-262295, 9906767076, 7051404201, 7051404206.

In Baramulla people are advised to call on 01952-237830, 9596767768, 9596767717.

In Kupwara people are advised to call on 01955-252204, 7051404938.

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