Separatist leader Mirwaiz placed under house arrest in Srinagar

The spokesman said the police did not give any reasons for placing the Mirwaiz under house arrest.

Published: 22nd June 2019 04:32 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd June 2019 04:32 PM   |  A+A-

Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq(Photo | AP)

By IANS

SRINAGAR: Separatist Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was placed under house arrest on Saturday in Srinagar.

A spokesman of the Mirwaiz-led Hurriyat said a police party arrived at the Nigeen residence of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on the city outskirts and informed him that he cannot move out of his house.

The spokesman said the police did not give any reasons for placing the Mirwaiz under house arrest.
 

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