JK News Today
Jammu, February 1:
State Government today disclosed that in year 2017 there were 164 braid chopping incidents taken place in Kashmir Valley.

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.

The Challan in both the cases has been produced before Court of law.