‘Person who spread the rumour of her death has been arrested’
Srinagar: Srinagar police has arrested a rumour monger who had spread the rumour about the death of a girl after a braid chopping incident.
“At around 5:48 pm a shocking rumour about the death of an allegedly braid chopped victim from Habbakadal Srinagar spread like the wild fire. Most of the people got panicked and sense of insecurity and torment prevailed all over. People got emotional and started pelting stones at forces establishments and vehicles,” the police statement said.
The statement informed that police swung into action and after verifying the authenticity of the news it was found that it was a planned rumour just to generate the potential for civil unrest.
“The miscreant reportedly identified as Abid Hussain Saudagar was traced and arrested by Police Station Saffa Kadal from Armpora Nawakadal area,” the statement said.