Mirwaiz defies house detention, arrested

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Srinagar: Hurriyat (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was Monday detained after he defied his house detention and tried to march towards Secretariat.
Mirwaiz along with his supporters came out of his residence at Nigeen in Srinagar and tried to march towards Secretariat however, a police party detained the Mirwaiz and lodged him at Nigeen police station.
Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik has called for Secretariat Chalo’ today to protests against the killing of five civilians and five militants at Shopian on Sunday.