Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar

Yasin Malik arrested in Srinagar
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Srinagar: Police on Friday arrested JKLF chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik from his Maisuma residence in Srinagar.

JKLF sources said that a contingent of police reached the residence of Malik and arrested him.

Pertinently, Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Malik, working under the banner of Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) have called for a shutdown on July 8 to commemorate the second death anniversary of popular militant commander, Burhan Wani.

Hizb commander Burhan was killed by government forces on July 8, 2016 triggering a massive uprising resulting in the killing of more than a hundred civilians.