Mirwaiz, Malik detained ahead of Maisuma sit-in

Mirwaiz, Malik detained ahead of Maisuma sit-in

Srinagar: Police on Sunday evening detained JKLF chief Yasin Malik while house arresting Hurriyat Conference chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq at his residence ahead of joint resistance’s sit-in-cum seminar at Maisuma on Monday.
“Mirwaiz was house arrested around 7:15pm on Sundayat his Nigeen residence to prevent him from joining the sit-in on Monday,” Hurriyat (M) spokesman Shahid Ul Islam.
Police on Sunday arrested chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Malik from his residence, a party spokesman said.
The spokesman said the move was aimed at foiling Monday’s scheduled one-day sit-in cum seminar announced by joint resistance leadership against “oppression unleashed on Kashmiri inmates”.

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