GANDERBAL: Police on Tuesday said that they arrested two persons involved in braid chopping incident that occurred last month in Wakura area of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.
Senior Superintendent of Police Ganderbal Syed Fayaz told reporters that a braid chopping incident was reported in Wakura area last month when a girl alleged that her braid was chopped off by two persons, local news gatherer CNS said.
“We had registered an FIR vide number 14/2017 in this regard at police station Ganderbal and during investigation and identification parade two persons were nabbed. The accused confessed their crime,” he said and added that identification parade was conducted in presence of District Magistrate.
SSP Ganderbal said the accused hail from Khag area who had arrived in Wakura with the intention of breaking the house.
“They actually had gone to area for a burglary after taking advantage of Braid chopping as the people will move out of their homes and it will give them a safe passage to houses” SSP said adding that investigation has been set into motion and some more revelations may emerge.
Meanwhile the Ganderbal Police claims to have solved a sheep theft case involving 20 sheep was received by police station Ganderbal from Abdul Qayoom S/O Fazal Deen R/O: Shahpora Ganderbal on 31/10/2017.
SSP Ganderbal Fayaz Ahmad Lone, said that in this regard F.I.R no. 234/17 u/s 357,380 RPC was registered in Police station Ganderbal and an investigation team was constituted under the supervision of DySP Ganderbal Dr. Rameez Raja KPS, headed by In-charge SHO Police station Ganderbal DySP (P) Shri Aakash Kohli KPS, for its quick disposal.
He added that by the efforts of investigating team (10) Sheeps were recovered from the possession of Mushtaq Ahmad Kohli S/O: baza Kohli R/O: Astanmarg Dhara Harwan , Shabir Ahmad Reshi S/O : Gulzar Reshi R/O: Khimber and 50 thousand cash of (10) Solved stolen sheeps and one vehicle which was used to carry the stolen sheep from accused persons was also recovered. Further course of investigation is in process.