Boy mistaken for braid-chopper in Delina, thrashed mercilessly: Police

Boy mistaken for braid-chopper in Delina, thrashed mercilessly: Police

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Baramulla, Oct 3, CNS: On Tuesday afternoon local people in Delina Baramulla caught hold of a boy who they alleged was a Braid chopper.

On this a 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 but some how the boy was rescued from their clutches by firing tear smoke shells to disperse them. He was immediately given medical treatment.

During preliminary investigation the identity of the boy was established as Nayeem Ahmad Malla son of Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Malla resident of 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 has registered a case FIR number 177/2017 and further investigation into the matter is going on. Miscreants involved in the violence will be dealted as per law.

People are requested not to fall prey to rumours and it is reiterated that strict legal action will be taken against attention seekers in the garb of Braid chopping.

Besides, rumor mongers and mischief mongers will also be brought to book who take advantage of the situation to disturb the peaceful atmosphere. (CNS)