Police arrested Hurriyat Conference Jammu Kashmir leaders, Shabir Ahmed Shah, along with his associates in Srinagar, on Friday.
Police arrested Shah and Muhammad Yasin Attai from Sanat Nagar area of Srinagar when they were leaving for Pakharpora where they were scheduled to address an election boycott rally, a Hurrriyat statement said.
It added that police also arrested Mohammad Yusuf Naqash, and lodged him at Safa Kadal Police Station.
Meanwhile, authorities placed another Hurriyat Conference (JK) leader, Nayeem Ahmad Khan under house arrest. Zafar Akbar Butt, another separatist leader was also house arrested
According to the Hurriyat (JK) statement police also raided the residences of Mushtaq-ul-Islam and Farooq Ahmad Dar.