Police on Friday detained Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chief Yasin Malik after he tried to march towards the UN office of Srinagar.
The joint resistance leaders, Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik had called for UN march after Friday prayers however authorities imposed restrictions in Srinagar parts to thwart the march.
Sources said that Malik was detained outside the mosque of Dastgeer Sahab (RA) in Sarai Bala soon after he tried to march towards UN office.
Earlier, in the day Mirwaiz was house arrested at his Nigeen residence. Octogenarian Syed Ali Geelani is continuously undergoing house detention at Hyderpora.