SRINAGAR: Police on Saturday rejected the reports that JKLF chief Muhammad Yasin Malik was assaulted and arrested by a police team at Khanyar when he was on way towards Jamia Masjid to address a rally.
“Facts pertaining to the situation are that a team from police station Khanyar was on a routine Naka duty when at around 12:10 PM today afternoon a Sedan Car Honda CRV bearing registration No DL3C AK 2197 was intercepted by the naka party. The travellers inside the car were requested to produce the registration papers of the said car.
However the travellers inboard which included JKLF chief Yasin Malik and Bashir Kashmiri instead of producing papers created obstruction in the lawful duty,” police said in a statement issued here.
In this connection, police have initiated action under relevant provision of law, the statement said, adding that reports circulated in certain sections of media pertaining to alleged harassment to these individuals are strongly rebutted.