Beard of a man was chopped off by unknown persons in Batamaloo area of Srinagar Tuesday morning, reports said.
The person was identified as Farooq Ahmad Bhat.
Reports said that Bhat was opening his shop when three persons asked him for cigarettes. “As soon as he came closer to them they swiftly caught hold on him, used some spray and he felt unconscious,” reports said.
Farooq was taken to SMHS and after he came to his senses he found his left side of beard chopped off. Farooq has approached police and they have started investigating the matter.