Pulwama Killings: Again, Unionist Rasheed Detained, Brought Back to Home

Riyaz Bhat

SRINAGAR

Independent MLA representing Langate constituency in state legislature was Tuesday detained by the police on his way to Pulwama.

His party AIP sources said that he along with his party members were scheduled to reach Pulwama to offer condolences to families of civilians who were killed in forces action on Sunday in the district.

“MLA sahab and a few members of AIP were detained by Police at Pantha Chowk wherefrom he brought back to his Jawahar Nagar residence,” a party member told Kashmir Life over phone.

Rasheed was detained on Monday as well when his party was scheduled to take out a rally against the civilian killings. He was arrested in his house while his party activists were bundled in police vans when they took out a rally towards Lal Chowk from Zero Bridge here.

Meanwhile, AIP said that Rasheed shall be addressing a press conference in at his official residence at Jawahar Nagar at 2:15 PM today.

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