KL Report


Authorities have deployed large contingent of police and paramilitary CRPF personnel in Hyderpora, area of the city to prevent Hurriyat conference (G) chairman, from moving towards UNMOGIP office at Sonwar.

Geelani has announced to lead a protest march to UNO office on Wednesday, September 18.

Geelani said that the march is an effort to impress upon United Nations to take cognizance of civil causalities in the state and to resolve the Kashmir dispute.

Declaring the program, Geelani said that youth, party leaders and activists will assemble at his residence in Hyderpora, wherefrom he would lead a protest march to submit memorandum against recent killings to UN observer.

Large number of police and CRPF personnel cordoned the area around  Geelani’s residence early Wednesday, where the octogenarian leader is undergoing house arrest since March this year.

“Everybody is being questioned while travelling on the airport road near Hyderpora Chowk,” an eyewitness told Kashmir Life.

The men in uniform have cordoned the whole area and nobody in allowed to move towards Geelani’s residence.

Police have also cordoned the UNMOGIP office in Sonwar area of the city and the people are not allowed to move freely. In the whole city, extra number of police and CRPF men has been deployed to foil any attempt of the people to assemble.

Sources said that police raided the house of Altaf Ahmad Shah, son in law of Geelani, thrice during the night. “Police raided our house three times and they were asking for Altaf Sahab, we told them that he was not at his home but they still came repeatedly and harassed the inmates,” the family sources of Altaf told KL.


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