Mirwaiz Umer Farooq under arrest

2013-09-17 23:44:12 | Al Muslim News
 Mirwaiz Umer Farooq under arrest


Kashmiri leaders including Mirwaiz Umer Farooq were arrested in Srinagar to restrain them from visiting Jammu and Kashmir's curfew bound Shopian town, sources said. Police sources said Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the Hurriyat confrence, was stopped from going to Shopian. Top Kashmiri leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq has been prevented, along with other Hurriyat leaders, from proceeding to Shopian town," a police source said here. Mirwaiz was going to Shopian when police arrested him outside the Hurriyat headquarters in Rajbagh area, Hurriat confrence sources confirmed it. " Mirwaiz has been taken to unknown place after his arrest by police," said advocate Shahid-ul-Islam, the secretary of the Mirwaiz. While police sources confirmed the Mirwaiz was taken to his Nigeen residence in the city and asked not to go to Shopian . Meanwhile, curfew continued in Shopian town where five people were killed in paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) firing Sep 7 and Sep 11..

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