JKLF chairman Yasin Malik detained in Kashmir

A JKLF spokesman, while condemning their detention, said the outfit's chief had gone to Reban to meet the family of jailed leader Sarjan Barkati.

Published: 11th June 2017 01:09 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th June 2017 01:09 PM   |  A+A-

Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Yasin Malik was taken into preventive custody. | AFP File Photo

By PTI

SRINAGAR: JKLF (Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front) chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik was today detained in south Kashmir's Shopian district due to apprehension of breach of peace, police said.

Malik, along with Noor Muhammad Kalwal, the zonal president of his outfit, was detained by the security forces at Reban in Shopian this morning, a police official said.

A JKLF spokesman, while condemning their detention, said the outfit's chief had gone to Reban to meet the family of jailed leader Sarjan Barkati.

The spokesman said the duo have been taken to some unknown location.

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