Mirwaiz released from police detention, placed under house arrest

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police again on Tuesday placed Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq under house detention at his Nigeen residence.

Farooq was in the morning arrested by police after he defied house detention and tried to march towards Lalchowk in city centre where JRL was scheduled to hold a sit-in against Kulgam killings.

Mirwaiz in a tweet said that he has again been placed under house detention after his release from police arrest.