Hair Thieves

Hair thieves are people who target long-haired women and steal their hair. There are several purposes for which they do this, such as sexual fetish or for commercial use i.e, wigs and hairpieces. A large number of incidents were reported in India in 2017 where hair thief mysteriously chopped women's hair in some parts of Rajasthan and Haryana.

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Hair loss: Causes, prevention and treatment

01 Jun 2019

Hair loss: Causes, prevention and treatment

Hair loss can be difficult to cope with. It can affect anyone. However, men are more prone to experiencing hair loss (or baldness) than women.

Hair loss: Causes, prevention and treatment

09 May 2019

Hair loss: Causes, prevention and treatment

Hair loss can be difficult to cope with. It can affect anyone. However, men are more prone to experiencing hair loss (or baldness) than women.

Hair loss: Causes, prevention and treatment

29 Jan 2019

Hair loss: Causes, prevention and treatment

Hair loss can be difficult to cope with. It can affect anyone. However, men are more prone to experiencing hair loss (or baldness) than women.

Wig trader robs 200kg of hair worth Rs. 25 lakh

07 Aug 2018

Wig trader robs 200kg of hair worth Rs. 25 lakh

Delhi Police arrested a 42-year-old man and his aide for robbing a hair-trader of 200kg of hair (worth Rs. 25 lakh), Rs. 30,000 cash and a few mobile phones.

J&K's Kupwara: Soldier accused of braid-chopping thrashed

17 Oct 2017

J&K's Kupwara: Soldier accused of braid-chopping thrashed

J&K's Kupwara town is in a restive state after a soldier was beaten up by a mob on the suspicion that he was involved in a braid-chopping incident. The soldier is now in a stable state.

For Kashmiris, India's 'hair thieves' are state-sponsored

08 Oct 2017

For Kashmiris, India's 'hair thieves' are state-sponsored

After terrorizing women in Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan and UP, India's infamous 'hair thieves' have now reached Kashmir.

Delhi police crack first case of 'Mysterious hair thieves'

06 Aug 2017

Delhi police crack first case of 'Mysterious hair thieves'

Delhi police concluded investigation of first case of mysterious hair choppings after they found out that 14-year-old girl's hair was chopped as part of a prank by her relatives in Dakshinpuri.