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Police detain domestic help of separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani

Sirajuddin Ganaie was taken into custody outside Geelani's house this evening and shifted to a police station for questioning, sources said.

Published: 18th February 2020 11:02 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th February 2020 11:02 PM   |  A+A-

Syed Ali Shah Geelani

Hurriyat separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani. | (File | PTI)

By PTI

SRINAGAR: Police on Tuesday detained a man who was working as a domestic help at the residence of ailing separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, official sources said.

Sirajuddin Ganaie was taken into custody outside Geelani's house this evening and shifted to a police station for questioning, they said.

Ganaie, a resident of Tral in Pulwama district, was suspected to be circulating the videos of the hardline Hurriyat Conference chairman through social media, the sources said.

Police officials refused to comment on Ganaie's detention.

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