Srinagar, : Three persons were arrested, hours after they abducted and shaved off hair and beard of a youth in Lolab area of north Kashmir on Sunday evening.
Reports said that three persons abducted Ashiq Hussain Lone son of Subhan lone from Diver Anderbugh village in Lolab and shaved off his beard and hair. Not only it, they also made a video of it and upload it on social media.
The video went viral and police registered a case under FIR (71/2017 under section 355 , 364 RPC).
A police officer identified the trio as Mudasir Mushtaq Lone son of Mushtaq Lone; Mudasir Lone son of Yousf Lone and Manzoor Ahmad Lone son of Ghulam Mohammad Lone.
He said that initial investigation revealed that trio wanted to settle some personal score in connection with a girl and as such carried out the act. Whether the incident is linked to braid chopping or has links with the beard cutting of an Imam (cleric) in Budgam was being investigated, the police officer said.
(This news has been first posted on Kashmir Glory)
2015 Kashmir Despatch