Authorities on Thursday placed Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq under house arrest ahead of his scheduled sermon at Dastgeer Sahab (RA) shrine in Khanyar Srinagar.
Sources confirmed to Kashmir life that a posse of policemen arrived at Nigeen residence of the Mirwaiz and placed him under house arrest.
“Another gag ! Now on religious preaching. Again put under #HouseArrest to prevent me from addressing decades old traditional majlis-e-waz o tableeg at Dastgeer Sb Khanyar. Greatly pained! Pray to Almighty Allah to deliver us from this yoke of sufferings and subjugation,” Mirwaiz Tweeted.