J-K: Yasin Malik detained, Mirwaiz Farooq put under house arrest to prevent them from attending religious programme in Srinagar


To prevent from attending a programme in Srinagar to pay homage to the 12th Mirwaiz of undivided Kashmir on his 50th death anniversary, JKLF chief Yasin Malik was on Tuesday detained while moderate Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq placed under house arrest.

Malik was taken into preventive custody from party office at Abi Guzar locality in the heart of the city, ahead of his visit to Eidgah locality in downtown Srinagar.
He was scheduled to take part in a programme to pay homage to Mirwaiz Moulvi Mohammad Yousuf Shah, a religious scholar who was the first to interpret the holy Quran in Kashmiri language.
Source: News Nation

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