Srinagar, Mar 12: Chairman Hurriyat (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has been put under house arrest by police Sunday evening, the spokesman of the Hurriyat said.
Shahid-ul-Islam, Media Advisor to Mirwaiz, told KNS that heavy contingent of police Sunday evening was deployed around the house of Mirwaiz at Nigeen, Hazratbal in Srinagar.
He said Mirwaiz has been house arrested to foil Monday’s scheduled sit-in cum-seminar announced by united resistance leadership against oppression unleashed on Kashmiri prisoners.
Meanwhile, Hurriyat (G) senior activist Umar Adil Dar today arrested by police from his home and lodged in Nowgam police station, his family told KNS. (KNS)