Baramulla: Protests erupted in Sheeri area of Baramulla after a girl’s braid was cut for the second time in past three days on Monday.
The mother of the victim (name withheld) said that her daughter was in the courtyard of their house in Shalteng area of Sheeri when the incident took place.
“I was also present there in the courtyard when all of a sudden I found my daughter in an unconscious state,” said the woman, adding that the braid of her daughter was chopped off.
She was rushed to Public Health Centre Sheeri in an unconscious state.
Pertinently, this was the second time that the girl’s braid was cut.
“On 14th of this month, her braid was cut by unknown persons. Today, they attacked her again,” said the girl’s mother.
As the news of the incident spread, people took to streets and staged protests.
Meanwhile, lawyers staged a protest in Baramulla against the braid-cutting incidents.
Scores of lawyers took part in a rally from court office to the Deputy Commissioner’s office in Baramulla to register their protest against braid-chopping.