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Six more incidents of braid-chopping reported in Ludhiana

Aarti, 14, of Shamsher Nagar in Luxmi Nagar claimed that on Thursday night she woke with a severe headache to find her hair chopped off. She in now admitted to a private hospital.

punjab Updated: Aug 12, 2017 12:39 IST
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Another woman, Rajni, of Muniyan, fainted at her home, only to wake up with chopped braids.
Another woman, Rajni, of Muniyan, fainted at her home, only to wake up with chopped braids. (Representative image/HT File )

Six incidents of mysterious braid-chopping were reported from the city on Thursday night, Friday with two each from the Salem Tabri and Mundiyan areas and one each from Fauji Colony and Luxmi Nagar.

Aarti, 14, of Shamsher Nagar in Luxmi Nagar claimed that on Thursday night she woke with a severe headache to find her hair chopped off. She in now admitted to a private hospital. In the second case, 14-year-old Sharanjit Kaur of Mundiyan area was chopped on Friday, again when she was sleeping. She also complained of severe headache.

Vandana, 35, was chopped while she was sleeping in her room. Her mother-in-law, Raj Kali, heard her screams and rushed in her room where she found her unconscious daughter-in-law with her braids chopped off. Another woman, Rajni, of Muniyan, fainted at her home, only to wake up with chopped braids.

A few hours later, Dharshna Rani of same area was sitting in her house when she felt that someone had touched her hair. On checking, she found her braid was chopped and she fainted. Renu Devi, 26, of Fauji Colony said on Friday morning she was sitting in her room, after morning prayers. She saw the shadow of a cat like creature. She screamed in fear and got unconscious. Her husband, Deepak Kumar, who was outside the house rushed inside. After sometime when she gathered conscious she found her braid was chopped.