Police on Friday filed a protest march of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) at Abu Guzar on Friday against the recent killings in Kashmir.
The spokesman said on JRL’s call, JKLF leaders and activists were scheduled to hold a peaceful protest after Friday congregational prayers at Budshah Chowk Srinagar but when JKLF zonal president Noor Muhammad Kalwal reached Maisuma, He was arrested by police and shifted to Kothibagh police station.
He said that police then raided JKLF office at Abi-Guzar Srinagar and arrested JKLF zonal vice president Muhammad Yasin Butt along with Muhammad Haneef Dar, Imtiyaz Ahmad Ganaie and Imtiyaz Ahmad Shah. Police laid a tight siege around Abi-Guzar Masjid and sealed all ways leading towards the Masjid. JKLF zonal president Noor Muhammad Kalwal has been now shifted to police station Zaina Kadal.
The spokesman added that it is worth to mention that JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik is in Srinagar central jail from last Monday along with various JKLF leaders.
The spokesman further said that despite restrictions, JKLF leaders and activists led by Zonal general secretary Sheikh Abdul Rashid managed to reach there and staged a peaceful protest outside the Masjid. JKLF vice chairman Mushtaq Ajmal along with leaders’ professor Javed, Ashraf bin Salam, Ghulam Muhammad Dar, Mushtaq Ahmad Dar, Fayaz Ahmad, Basharat Ahmad, Imtiyaz Ahmad also participated in the protest program.