Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday arrested pro-freedom leader and chairperson, of the Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM), Syeda Asiya Andrabi, sources said.
She was arrested from her residence in Soura late last night, they said.
Spokesperson of DeM said in a statement that another party activist Sofi Fahmeeda was also arrested along with Asiya late last night.
“Heavy contingent of police along SHO Soura during a raid at Soura residence of Asiya Andrabi jumped above the gate into the residential premises to arrest them. Both have taken to women’s police station Rambagh,” the spokesperson said.