Police has claimed that the alleged braid chopper who was caught earlier today in Delina Baramulla was in relationship with a girl and had gone there to meet her.
Pertinently, a group of people today afternoon in Delina Baramulla caught hold of a boy who they alleged was a Braid chopper.
On this police party from police post Delina rushed to the spot. The boy was being beaten mercilessly when police intervened to rescue him. Large numbers of miscreants attacked police party as well.
Finally the boy was rescued from their clutches by firing tear smoke shells to disperse them, police said.
“He was immediately given medical treatment. During preliminary investigation the identity of the boy was established as Nayeem Ahmad Malla S/O Ghulam Mohiuddin Malla R/O Dandusa,Rafiabad Baramulla. Investigation into the matter also revealed that Nayeem was in a relationship with a local girl from Delina village and had gone to meet her when he was spotted and beaten up by locals there accusing him being Braid chopper” police said.
Meanwhile, police has registered Case FIR No 177/2017 and further investigation into the matter is going on. Police said that the miscreants involved in the violence will be dealt as per law.
Police has requested people not to fall prey to rumours and reiterated that strict legal action will be taken against attention seekers in the garb of Braid chopping. Besides rumour mongers and mischief mongers will also be brought to book who take advantage of the situation to disturb the peaceful atmosphere, police said.