Government imposes restrictions in Downtown Srinagar to thwart pro-Rohingya protests

Srinagar

Government on Friday imposed restrictions in parts of Downtown Srinagar to prevent proposed protests against the killings of Rohingya Muslims.

Sources said that restrictions have been imposed in the areas falling under the jurisdiction of five police stations in Downtown Srinagar.

Gates leading to Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of Downtown Srinagar have been sealed.

Pertinently, Muttahida Majlis-e-Ulema (MMU), an amalgam of various religious bodies headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, had called for protests today against the killings of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

Government also detained Mirwaiz Umar on Thursday at his Nigeen residence to prevent him from leading any demonstrations.

Srinagar

Government on Friday imposed restrictions in parts of Downtown Srinagar to prevent proposed protests against the killings of Rohingya Muslims.

Sources said that restrictions have been imposed in the areas falling under the jurisdiction of five police stations in Downtown Srinagar.

Gates leading to Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta area of Downtown Srinagar have been sealed.

Pertinently, Muttahida Majlis-e-Ulema (MMU), an amalgam of various religious bodies headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, had called for protests today against the killings of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

Government also detained Mirwaiz Umar on Thursday at his Nigeen residence to prevent him from leading any demonstrations.

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