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Police doubles up reward for credible information on braid-choppers

Police doubles up reward for credible information on braid-choppers
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ammu and Kashmir police on Sunday doubled up the cash reward for credible information to nab people behind braid incidents.

A helpline has also been established so that “people could inform and seek assistance with regard to any braid cutting incident.”

An official said that cash reward of six lakh rupees would be given to those with credible information on braid chopping.

To speed up the investigation process, Special Investigation Teams (SITs) have also been constituted in every district headquarters of the valley.

“Police Community Group meetings were also held  wherein PC members were advised to help and assist police in keeping  a close vigil regarding braid cutting incidents in their respective areas,” said a spokesman.

“General public is requested to call on the helpline numbers in case of any suspicious movement. The person who will give credible information and assist in nabbing any anti-social element found in such incidents will be rewarded rupees 3 lac by IG Kashmir. The particulars of that person will be kept secret.”

All district SSPs have also been directed to utilize all the resources and men under their command and intensify the joint patrolling with the people of their respective jurisdictions to nab the culprits.

Dozens of braid chopping cases have been reported from different parts of the Valley during past couple of weeks.

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