Police on Saturday morning lifted the siege it had put around the residence of senior resistance leader and chairman Hurriyat (G) Syed Ali Geelani. At around 9:00 am in the morning, the police party has left the venue, police sources said.
“The police party left the place early in the morning,” the sources said.
Spokesperson of Geelani confirmed that the siege has been lifted. “Yes the police have left early this morning,” Ayaz Akbar told Kashmir Life.
Pertinently, the state authorities set Geelani free on 29 October after house arresting him for 235 days since March this year when he came back from New Delhi.
Just after his release from his house arrest, Geelani toured many towns of Kashmir addressing large gatherings but his freedom lasted only for a few days after he was put under house arrest again on 16 November ahead of scheduled address to people of Palhallan on the next day, Sunday (17 November).
Also, Geelani was barred from addressing a press conference on last Thursday by police.