Shah, Khan arrested

KL Report


Ahead of election on Srinagar Lok Sabha seat, Police on Monday arrested Hurriyat Conference Jammu Kashmir leaders, Shabir Ahmad Shah and Nayeem Ahmad Khan, from their residences.

Both of them had been placed under house on April 16.

Spokesman of the National Front told Kashmir Life that Khan was shifted from his residence to some unknown destination.

Spokesman of Freedom Party also told that Shah was shifted to some police station.

Meanwhile, police arrested Ashraf Bin Salam, of JKLF.

Police said, “Nobody will be allowed to disrupt the electoral process. The arrests have been made and will continue to be effected to instill confidence among the voters so that no one attempts to intimidate the people by resorting to violence against those who want to exercise their franchise,” police said.

Pertinently, Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Geelani, Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front led by Mohammad Yasin Malik and Hurriyat Conference Jammu Kashmir, held many rallies appealing people to boycott the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.

JKLF chairman, Malik was arrested 12 days earlier and he has been detained in police station Kothi Bagh. Geelani, is also undergoing house detention since he arrived from New Delhi on April 16.


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