SRINAGAR, October 17 ——Police in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday registered a case against a man who they said passed off a tractor driver as a braid-chopper after the latter asked him to pay his wages in Kralgund area of Baramulla district.
An official said that Jameel Ahmad Dar, son of Gh. Mohd Dar, resident of Sarpara Rafiabad used to work as tractor driver with Mohd Sultan Lone, son of Abdul Subhan Lone of Gundchobutra Kralgund.
“On 16/10/2017, he went to owner’s house to get his salary amount of Rs 50,000 from the owner, but to his utter surprise, the owner firstly, on one or other pretext refused to pay him and then labeled him as braid chopper and created a scene in the village which attracted attention of other villagers who without any confirmation beat him to pulp, injuring him seriously,” said the official.
The injured was first shifted to Baramulla where from he was shifted to SKIMS Soura for further treatment.
“The mischievous elements use this braid chopping as a tool in their personal disputes thus creating chaos. FIR has been registered in this regard at Police Station Kralgund against the accused and the investigation has been taken up,” said the official.