With over 200 incidents of braid chopping being reported in Jammu and Kashmir, a committee has been constituted to probe such incidents. The district administration in Anantnag constituted the committee to probe braid chopping incidents after several complaints were lodged.
A soldier of the Indian Army was assaulted by a mob in Jammu and Kashmir on the suspicion of being a braid chopper. The incident took place in Kupwara.
It is time that the theory being floated by the anti-nationals of the Valley is debunked where incidents of braid chopping are concerned. Anti nationals are trying to blame the Army and the Intelligence Bureau for these incidents and say that this is a tactic to divert attention from the freedom movement in Kashmir.
On the intervening night of October 9 and 10, Pampore residents brutally assaulted a mentally challenged person after branding him a braid chopper. The 30-year-old from Budgam was among three people assaulted by a mob before being handed over to the police.
There is a great deal of panic among the people of Jammu and Kashmir following incidents of braid cutting. Earlier this week, a 70 year old man died after he was beaten with a brick on the suspicion that he was a braid chopper.