Replying to the questions by Opposition National Conference MLAs— Altaf Ahmad Wani, Sheikh Ishfaq Jabbar and Abdul Majid Larmi, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who is also minister incharge home affairs said that highest number of braid chopping incidents, 38, took place in police district Srinagar, followed by Anantnag (26), Kulgam (25), Budgam (22), Pulwama (12), Bandipora (10), Baramullla (9), Ganderbal (6), Awantipora (5), Shopian (5), Kupwara (5) and Handwara (1).
The Govt added that two persons identified as Mohammad Aslam Shah S/o Ab. Gani Shah and Aadil Ahmad Shah S/o Abdul Hamid Shah, both residents of Bamroda Khag, Budgam, were arrested in case (FIR No. 214/2017) of Police Station Ganderbal. Besides, she said, a lady, namely, Mst. Zareefa D/o Mohd. Ibrahim Khan R/o Shalkoote, Balhama district Baramulla was also arrested in case (FIR No. 189/2017) of Police Station Saddar, Srinagar.