Senior Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer placed under house arrest

A police party came to the city outskirts Nigeen residence of the Mirwaiz in the morning and informed him that he cannot move out.

Published: 24th July 2018 12:22 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th July 2018 12:22 PM   |  A+A-

Moderate separatist leader and cleric Mirwaiz Umar Farooq (File photo | PTI)

By IANS

SRINAGAR: Senior Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq was put under house arrest on Tuesday to prevent his participation in a seminar organised to mark the completion of one year in prison of separatist leaders booked by the National Investigation Agency.

A police party came to the city outskirts Nigeen residence of the Mirwaiz in the morning and informed him that he cannot move out.

Mirwaiz Umer was scheduled to attend a seminar in Abi Guzar area here organised by the joint residence leadership (JRL) separatist conglomerate headed by Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer and Yasin Malik.

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