Mirwaiz placed under house arrest, Malik arrested

Srinagar: Authorities on Saturday placed Hurriyat (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq under house arrest and arrested JKLF chairman Yasin Malik, reports said.
Mirwaiz detention and Malik’s arrest followed the killing of a militant of Parimpora area identified as Mugees Ahmad.
Mugees was killed in Zakura shootout last evening.
Sources said that Mirwaiz was placed under house arrest late last night while as Malik was arrested from his residence in Maisuma early today.