Govt places Mirwaiz under house arrest

Srinagar

Government on Thursday placed Hurriyat (m) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq under house arrest to prevent his participation in a seminar at the residence of Syed Ali Geelani to pay tributes to Imam Hussain (AS), grandson of Prophet Muhammad (SAW).

A spokesperson of the amalgam said that a posse of policemen arrived at the Nigeen residence of Mirwaiz and placed him under detention.

“Placed under #HouseArrest as I was about to leave for a seminar at Geelani Sb’s house to pay tributes to #ImamHussain(RA)& MartyrsOfKarbala,” tweeted Mirwaiz.

 

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