Kulgam: Deputy Commissioner Kulgam, Talat Parvez Rohella today chaired a meeting to review the progress, so far, on reported incidents of braid chopping in the district.
He directed for constituting a special composite investigation team comprising officers from revenue and police, besides doctors, counselling psychologist/psychiatrist who will investigate braid cutting incidents and provide assistance to victims.
On the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner said that Village Level Committees have already been constituted to maintain vigil and report facts on such incidents.
The members of the special investigation composite team said that during any incident, the crime spots are not preserved which debilitate them from carrying out proper investigations. In this regard, the Deputy Commissioner sought the cooperation of the people in helping the administration in preserving the crime spots so that evidence could be preserved on the basis of which, conclusive investigations are carried out.
The counsellors of the health department sought the cooperation of the victims and their families so that they can be taken out of the post-incident trauma.
Meanwhile, the Deputy Commissioner directed the members to ensure the investigation into the matters in a time bound manner with some conclusive evidences.
The Deputy Commissioner appealed the people to lend every sort of support to nab the culprits and help the district administration to prevent spreading of mass hysteria. In case of any assistance or help, people have been urged to contact the district administration on 01931260156/ 7051510654.