Ganderbal,Oct 11 2017,CNS:Three guests were on Tuesday evening thrashed by locals after mistaking them as braid-choppers in Shallabugh area of Ganderbal district of central Kashmir, police said.
An official said that three persons were heading towards Ganderbal after touring health resort of Gulmarg when they were stopped by people who suspected them as braid-choppers.
The car they were travelling in was completely damaged, he said.
The official said that all the three were guests of Ajaz Shah, a resident of Duderhama Ganderbal.
Later, police reached at the spot and took the three persons in their custody.
Police have taken cognizance of the incident. “A case of rumour mongering has been registered in this regard,” he said.