Srinagar: Sarjan Barkati, who gained popularity during 2016 uprising by his innovative sloganeering as Pied Piper of South Kashmir, and ‘freedom chacha’ has been shifted to Srinagar central Jail.
Family sources told KNS that Barkati appeared in a court at Shopian wherefrom he was shifted to Srinagar Central jail.
Family sources said that Barkati before being shifted to Srinagar jail was kept at Shopian Police station where he was not feeling good.
It may be noted that Barkati was arrested by in October last year. Barkati was instrumental in organising pro-freedom rallies in south Kashmir during the uprising that had erupted after the killing of militant commander Burhan Wani.