Hajin: Locals and police jointly foiled braid chopping attempt on a girl in Hajin area of Bandipora district Monday evening.
Local sources said that girl (name with held) a student of 11th standard had a narrow escape from braid chopping.
They said while the girl was emptying the dust bin outside the gate of her home an unidentified man accompanied by a burqa clad lady allegedly threw something towards her and she fell unconscious.
As the girl fell down the police and locals chased the alleged braid choppers who tried to chop off girl’s hair, they said.
However the choppers managed to escape from the scene, local sources said.
The girl has been hospitalised for treatment.