Government places Mirwaiz under house detention

Srinagar

Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Wednesday has been put on house arrest, Mirwaiz termed his house detention as panic and fright of the paranoid autocratic state.

“After three days, again put under # HouseArrest! Panic and fright of the paranoid #AutocraticState getting more and more chronic by the day!,” Mirwaiz wrote on Twitter.

Meanwhile,  Mirwaiz had also tweeted, “Alhumdullilah successful liver transplant of Masroor Abbas Ansari son of Senior Hurriyat leader Moulana Abbas Ansari, Duas and best Wishes for his speedy recovery!,”

Masroor Abbas Ansari is a son of senior Hurriyat leader Moulana Abbas Ansari.

Meanwhile,  Police on Wednesday arrested many Hurriyat Conference (G) activists ahead of a scheduled seminar, sources said.

Police arrested Syed Imtiyaz Hyder, Gulzar Ahmad Bhat, Muhammad Yaseen Attai, Ghulam Ahmad Gulzar, Moulvi Bashir Ahmad and others and detained them at different police stations, they said.

Sources said that Hurriyat (G) is scheduled to hold a seminar on January 5 on the resolutions passed by the UNSC regarding Kashmir.

The arrests have been made ahead of the seminar.

Hurriyat (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani is under house arrest since 2010 in his Hyderpora residence. His close associate and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Secretary-General, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai is also under house detention.

(with inputs from Kashmir Wire)

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